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Gregory Springer, portrait in caveDr. Gregory S . Springer , Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, co-authored an article on Eastern North American climate in phase with fall insolation throughout the last three glacial-interglacial cycles in Earth and Planetary Science Letters. His co-authors are Hai Cheng and R. Lawrence Edwards […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 10

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter When hydrogeochemist Dina Lpez first came to Ohio University 24 years ago, she was already an expert in a widespread environmental problem in the Athens area: acid mine drainage. The brownish streams are a remnant of […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

Dr. Greg Nadon presents the Maurice and Betty Warner scholarship to Abigail GentryGeological Sciences announces its 2019 Departmental Awards recipients: Department Faculty Awards Outstanding Teaching Award: Gregory Nadon Outstanding Research Award: Alycia Stigall Outstanding Service Award: Alycia Stigall Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Graduating Senior Award: Emily Simpson Sigma Gamma Epsilon W.A. Tarr Award: Jamie Halman Sigma Gamma Epsilon Field Camp Scholarship: Brady […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 29

a man with a dark shirt stands in front of his research poster tacked to a bulletin boardGeological Sciences students presented six posters at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo. Both graduate and undergraduate students presented research on diverse topics including fossil identification, geochemistry of harmful algal blooms, reconstructing Pleistocene and Pennsylvanian paleoclimates, and methods for detecting ancient asteroid impacts. Junior Geological Sciences major […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 18

a portrait of a man with glasses, graying hair and full beard wearing a blue button down shirt standing in front of a brick wallDr. Gregory Nadon, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was awarded the AAPG Eastern Section 2018 Outstanding Educator Award “in grateful recognition of excellence in teaching and mentoring in the classroom, lab, office, and field, helping students become the best they can be.” The award […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 11

Gregory Springer, portrait in caveThe Cincinnati Enquirer quoted Dr. Gregory Springer, Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University,in a story headlined “‘It’s like someone put a bomb in your yard.’ Landslides in Greater Cincinnati are bad. And they’ll probably get worse.” As the earth warms, it means the atmosphere can hold […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 07

Dr. R. Damian Nance, portraitDr Damian Nance, widely renowned for his supercontinent cycle research, was awarded the Atlantic Geoscience Societys 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award, the Gesner Medal, at the society’s annual banquet Feb. 9. Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. The Gesner Medal is presented to a person who has, […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 15

A small group of Ohio University students under the direction of Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, visited eastern Kentucky in search of samples from the Earths mantle in October. As a part of Thomas Johns‘ Honors Tutorial College geology tutorial project, Johns, Milam, and graduate student Logan […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 04

Adriane Lam, portraitOhio 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 news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 06

The Logan Daily News reports that Logan Hill School senior Jerry June of Gore, Ohio, earned the Eagle Scout award and plans to enroll at Ohio University and study geology. The newspaper describes his Eagle Scout project: Being that he has a high interest in history, June decided to restore […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 19

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