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Paper Covers Nance on Cornish Influence on North Carolina Mining

Dr. R. Damian Nance

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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November 7, 2017 at 3:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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 2, 2017 at 8:00 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

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

Geological Sciences Brings Research, Excellence to Annual GSA Meeting

Trey Klopfenstein '18, Alex Nadas '18, Jack Seeley '18, Sarah Kogler '18, Damian Nance, Mitch Brourman '94, and Hanna Brourman '18

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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October 31, 2017 at 12:19 amNews

Hembree Presents Keynote at International Conference in South Africa

Dr. Daniel Hembree

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. Hembree’s keynote address discussed the […]

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October 30, 2017 at 11:44 pmResearch