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Geology Colloquium | Schafer and Twumasi Present Their Research, Dec. 1

Frederick Twumasi

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Lindsey Schafer and Frederick Twumasi, Geological Sciences graduate students discussing their research on Dec. 1 at 4:10 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Schafer presents “Statistical analysis of mining parameters to create empirical models to predict mine pool formation in underground coal mines” Abstract:  Mines are […]

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November 2, 2017 at 4:15 pmEvents

Geology Colloquium | Tracking Ecological Change Through the Anthropocene and Beyond, Nov. 3

Joshua Miller

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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November 1, 2017 at 11:30 pmEvents

Geology Colloquium | Tales Told by Dead Shells: Paleobiological Approaches to Historical Ecology and Conservation, Nov. 8

Michal Kowalewski - Florida Museum photo by Jeff Gage

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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November 1, 2017 at 10:15 pmEvents

Geology Colloquium | Crystals as Archives into Igneous Systems and Processes, Nov. 17

Dr. Kenneth Brown

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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November 1, 2017 at 8:00 pmEvents

Stigall’s Role in International Conference Part of Efforts to Improve Global Scientific Engagement

Dr. Alycia Stigall

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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October 31, 2017 at 12:43 amResearch

Geology Students Decipher Minerals in Virginia, Visit Smithsonian

Field lecture by Dr. Keith Milam

Fourteen undergraduate students in Dr. Keith Milam’s mineralogy class traveled to Virginia to visit an urban rock quarry and decipher the rocks that hold clues to the geology of Eastern North America. For many of the students, this was their first chance to use in the field what they’ve been […]

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October 26, 2017 at 9:00 amIn Class News

Geology Colloquium | Fe(III) Reducing Bacteria and Formation of ‘Iron Ore Caves,’ Oct. 6

John Senko

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents John Senko on “Fe(III) reducing bacteria and the formation of ‘iron ore caves’” on Oct. 6 at 4:10 pm in Clippinger 205. Senko is an Associate Professor of Geosciences at the University of Akron. Abstract: The Quadrilatero Ferrifero (Iron Quadrangle) of Brazil contains extensive […]

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October 1, 2017 at 10:45 pmEvents