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October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter The Ohio University Geological Sciences Alumni Board was initiated several years ago by alumni to help the department with its mission, especially helping students find jobs. The board is presently adding information to the department website so all information can be disseminated more easily to […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 14

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter To understand ancient life, scientists often look to modern organisms for lessons in extinct ecosystems and environments. And there are many unanswered questions. “In most instances, the only way for paleontologists to address questions related to the life activities of extinct taxa is to investigate […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 14

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Dr. R. Damian Nance grew up in the seaside town of St. Ives, Cornwall, U.K., fascinated by the mines and ruins that harkened to a century past when Cornwall provided the world with tin, copper and other riches. At the center of Cornwall’s success—and the […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Dr. Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch received a Fulbright Specialist Program grant to work with colleagues in Argentina for six weeks during Fall Semester 2014. She will teach a week-long short course on limnogeology at the University of Buenos Aires and then will study the Santa Clara de […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Members of Dr. Craig Grimes’ lab are creating a web-hosted outreach portal stemming from their NSF-funded project to investigate the initiation of low-angle normal faults in the Colorado River Extensional Corridor. The focus of the outreach portal—Constraints on the initiation of low angle normal faults […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Members of Dr. Alycia Stigall’s lab—involving more than a dozen graduate and undergraduate students over the past three years—are capitalizing on a newly donated collection of Late Ordovician fossils to build a digital collection and online. The Stigall lab efforts are focused on building a […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Somewhere between West Virginia and Bighorn Basin, students developed the essential ability to “see” the geology. The summer of 2014 saw another successful edition of the Ohio University Field Camp, with 15 students and four faculty. Starting in West Virginia, and Chili at Dr. Green’s […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter Dr. Craig Grimes joined the faculty at Ohio University in Fall 2012 and is looking forward to the start of his third year on campus. He comes to OHIO with a B.S. in Geological Sciences from The Ohio State University (2003) and a Ph.D. in […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

By Professor Dina Larios López October 2014 Geological Sciences Newsletter More than one year has passed since I became Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. During this year, I have realized that one cannot understand how the university works until one becomes Chair and goes through […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 13

By Elizabeth Gierlowski-­Kordesch Argentina Blog, Sept. 26, 2014 The night before teaching the short course at the University of Buenos Aires, Dr. Cecilia Benavente and I went to Chinatown. It is only over two city blocks, but the entrance gateway is impressive. Chinatown was composed of shops with Chinese and […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Geological Sciences news Oct 06

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