Post Tagged with: "Keith Milam"

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 Students Gain Perspective, Skills Mapping the Rocky Mountains

2017 Field Geology participants in Montana

How did you spend your summer? Twenty-three Geological Sciences students and staff from Ohio University spent their summer mapping the geology of Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming as a part of Ohio University’s capstone course in geology, GEOL 4910: Field Geology. Students braved 104 degree desert highs and summer mountain […]

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September 13, 2017 at 3:55 pmIn Class News

Milam Gives Keynote on Serpent Mound Disturbance

Dr. Keith Milam

Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, spoke at the Serpent Mound Park on Aug. 20 during the annual Archaeology Day, reports the People’s Defender. As one of the premiere examples of earthen artworks in North America  the 1,348 foot serpent has become a major attraction for those interested […]

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August 27, 2016 at 5:02 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Milam Presents ‘An Assessment of Shock Metamorphism in Breccias from the Howell Structure’

Dr. Keith Milam

Dr. Keith Milam presented “An Assessment of Shock Metamorphism in Breccias from the Howell Structure, Lincoln County, Tennessee, USA” in October at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Vancouver, British Columbia. Milam is Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. His co-authors were Tim Henderson […]

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November 5, 2014 at 9:25 amResearch

Tim Henderson Presents Poster on Shocked Dolomite from Kentland Impact Structure

Ohio University undergraduate student Tim Henderson presented a poster on “Initial XRD Analyses of Silurian Carbonates from the Central Peak of the Kentland Impact Structure, Newton  County, Indiana, USA” in October at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Vancouver, British Columbia. His co-author was Dr. Keith […]

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November 4, 2014 at 3:11 pmResearch

Eric Gibbs Presents Poster on Evidence of Shock Metamorphism at Jeptha Knob

Ohio University Geological Sciences undergraduate student Eric W. Gibbs presented a poster on “An Assessment of Peak Broadening in XRD Spectra from Limestones of the Jeptha Knob Structure, Shelby County, KY,” in October at the Geological Society of America in Vancouver, British Columbia. His co-author was Dr. Keith Milam, Associate […]

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November 4, 2014 at 3:03 pmResearch

Looking for the Shock that Changed the Rock

Breccia sample from the Howell Structure in Tennessee (Milam)

When geologists wanted to test drilling equipment for an Apollo mission in the 1960s, they used a crater in Tennessee. Fifty years later, those samples are providing Dr. Keith Milam a look back into a ancient time when meteorites pummeled the Earth. “Back when Wisconsin and western Russia once shared […]

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November 4, 2014 at 2:23 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research