Abigail Carswell

Abigail Carswell

Graduate Assistant


Thesis Topic

An Earth Science MSc candidate at the University of Windsor studying the impact of boat wake on the coasts of cottage lakes in Northern Ontario, during the Summer season. Additionally, looking into the social science aspect by informing the local cottage owners of the results of the study and surveying their responses.

Work Experience

09/2021 - Present
University of Windsor

Graduate Assistant

Spring 2019, 2020
Global FinPrint


Analyzed scientific videos and documented data for the Global FinPrint program

IMAX In Focus Grant Program


  • As grant recipients, a crew of 10 high school students developed a documentary designed to raise awareness of some of today’s most pressing environmental issues
  • This 8-minute documentary featured underwater SCUBA videography where I played the primary character in our marine environment-oriented film
Summer 2016
Habitat for Humanity


Worked 12 days at construction sites building homes for low-income families

Nova Southeastern University - Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center


  • Deep Water Horizon - BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Research Team
  • Sort and catalogued specimens retrieved from the deep water ocean floor of the Gulf of Mexico for analysis of impact of oil spill


Florida International University

Bachelor of Science - Environmental Studies (4-year Natural Resource Sciences Concentration)



Transport Canada Pleasure Craft Operators’ Card

2015 - 2017

PADI SCUBA Certifications

  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Rescue Diver