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Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences, gave an hour-long presentation in Salisbury, NC, in early November that made the Salisbury Post in a story headlined Cornish Cousins follow their rich mining heritage to Rowan, Cabarrus counties. Nance, a native of Cornwall in the United Kingdom, had been invited […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Kenneth Brown on “Crystals as archives into Igneous systems and processes: exploring potassium feldspar megacrysts in granites and granodiorites” on Nov. 17 at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Brown is a Teaching Assistant Professor of Geology at the West Virginia University Department of Geology […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Joshua Miller on “Tracking ecological change through the Anthropocene and beyond:Insights for paleoecology and conservation biology from bones on the landscape” on Nov. 3 at 4:10 pm in Clippinger 205. Mueller is a Fenneman Assistant Research Professor at the University of Cincinnati. Abstract: The […]

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The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Michal Kowalewski on “Tales Told by Dead Shells: Paleobiological Approaches to Historical Ecology and Conservation” on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. in 245 Walter Hall. Kowalewski is the John L. and Beverly A. Thompson Chair of Invertebrate Paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural […]

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Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences, is the North American leader of the International Geoscience Programme Project 653: The Onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, which is funded by UNESCO and built around the concept that engaging the greatest diversity of scientists collaboratively on a key scientific issue […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 31

Ohio University Geological Sciences faculty and students were a major presence at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting held Oct. 21-25 in Seattle. Department members presented nine formal presentations authored by four faculty, four graduate students, and one undergraduate student. Faculty members also chaired two scientific sessions, presented an […]

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Dr. Dan Hembree, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, traveled to South Africa in October to present a keynote talk on Experimental continental neoichnology: the lessons animals can teach us in the laboratory and field at the Second International Congress on Continental Ichnology. Hembrees keynote address discussed the […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 31

The diversity of problems that the geoscientist is tasked with solving in todays world requires training beyond an undergraduate degree, but it may not require the research typically associated with a masters thesis. To meet this need, the Geological Sciences Department launched a professional, non-thesis M.S. degree in Geological Sciences […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 30

By Jack Seeley Geological Sciences graduate student I started out my summer cutting rocks in Clippingers rock room to make slides for microscopic analysis of impact structures for my M.S. thesis under the direction of Dr. Keith Milam. After the rocks were cut, I ground them by hand in a […]

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By Sarah Kogler Geological Sciences graduate student My project examines the influence that modern climate has on paleoclimate estimates with depth. Paleosols (soils formed long ago) are used widely in paleoenvironmental reconstructions. I expected that, with time, exposed paleosols would reflect environmental characteristics at the time of exposure rather than […]

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