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Geological Sciences 2023 Alumni Symposium

Geological Sciences Alumni Symposium

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Friday, April 14, and Saturday, April 15, 2023

Sponsored by Ohio University Department of Geological Sciences and the Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board.

QUESTIONS? Contact: Travis Esbenshade at or Laura Sowers at

A Schedule of Events will be posted here soon.

This year's symposium also features on Acid Mine Drainage to Paint Pigment Field Trip to Millfield, Ohio, to tour the “True Pigments” pilot treatment facility and acid mine drainage discharge. Hear from experts from Rural Action and Ohio University on the history of mining reclamation, technology developed to recover acid mine drainage waste materials and the process to convert them to a useable product. This tour will also travel to Ohio University’s campus to see firsthand the engineering laboratory used for research and development and the art studio where this waste by-product is transformed into art.”