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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Doug Aden, B.S. ’08, M.S. ’10, discussing “Glacial and Karst Mapping in Ohio – Matching the Borders and Finding the Holes” on Friday, March 22, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Aden is a mapping geologist at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 02

The Department of Geological Sciences and the Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board present a symposium discussing “Megatrends in Geosciences” on Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30. The 2019 Geological Sciences Alumni Symposium is March 29-30, 2019, on the Athens Campus. Registration is free and open to all alumni and […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

Ohio University alum Adriane Lam (M.S. 2015) was profiled this week in Nature in a story headlined “Meet the supervisors who helped to shape four scientists careers.” Lam, who is now a Ph.D. candidate in geosciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discussed the positive impact of the advising she […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 06

Baylor University announced the passing of Ohio University alumnus Dr. Harold Beaver ina story headlined “Baylor Mourns Passing of Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Chair of Geology.” Beaver earned a B.S. in Geology from the College of Arts & Science at OHIO in 1949. WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2018) – Baylor […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 02

Ohio University faculty and alumni published an article about the discovery of six new species of invertebrates found during a paleontological exploration of rift deposits in southwestern Tanzania. After analyzing invertebrate fossils that were alive 24 to 26 million years ago in the Rukwa Rift Basin, OHIO paleontologists published the […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 31

Ohio University alumni Jen Bauer and Adriane Lam were quoted in a story headlined “Time Scavengers and Science Literacy: 6 Tips for Creating Online Resources” that appeared on The Bridge: Connecting Science and Policy. Both earned the M.S. in Geology from the College of Arts & Sciences, Bauer in 2014 […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 16

With the help of faculty, staff and alumni from the Geological Sciences Department, 19 geology students participated an engaging, field-based course, GEOL 4960 Field Geology in the wilds of Montana, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming this summer. In many ways, this exciting class was typical of previous years […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 06

Generations of geology students at Ohio University have studied the Ames Limestone, the most fossiliferous rock layer in the Athens area, for class field trips and projects. This unit preserves skeletal remains of marine animalscorals, snails, brachiopods, trilobites, sharks that inhabited a shallow sea that covered Athens about 300 million […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 31

Snails may be physically rather slow, but the six new species identified by Ohio University researchers put on plenty of evolutionary speed when they had to. Ohio University paleontologists analyzing snail fossils from 24 to 26 million years ago have identified six new speciesand published the first documentation of rapid […]

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geological sciences alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 31

Dr. Daniel Hembree, Professor of Geological Sciences, and former graduate student Jennifer Carnes M.S. ’17 recently published Response of soils and soil ecosystems to the PennsylvanianPermian climate transition in the upper fluvial plain of the Dunkard Basin, southeastern Ohio, USA in the open access journal Geosciences. In this study, Hembree […]

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