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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

Geological Sciences Introduces Professional Master of Science Degree

Geological Sciences Introduces Professional Master of Science Degree

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

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October 30, 2017 at 5:24 pmNews

Hembree Finds Key To Identifying Spider Burrows in Fossil Record

Dr. Daniel Hembree

Dr. Daniel Hembree, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, recently published “Neoichnology of tarantulas (Araneae: Theraphosidae): criteria for recognizing spider burrows in the fossil record” in the open access journal Palaeontologia Electronica. For this study, Hembree used laboratory experiments with three types of living tarantulas to construct burrows that he then […]

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October 10, 2017 at 3:49 pmResearch

T-Reqs | Where Are the Dinosaurs this Summer?

T-Reqs | Where Are the Dinosaurs this Summer?

Where are the dinosaurs this summer? Online, of course. They’re hanging out in an online course that fills Tier 2 Natural Sciences requirements. GEOL 1400 Dinosaurs and the Mesozoic (2NS) This online course includes a general introduction to dinosaurs including their classification, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Three major groups of dinosaurs will be […]

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April 20, 2015 at 9:36 pmNews

Journey to the Center of the Earth, Free Screening Nov. 18

Journey to the Center of the Earth, Free Screening Nov. 18

The Science on Screen series presents Journey to the Center of the Earth on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. A talk on “Exploring the Unknown” follows the film with Dr. Dan Hembree, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, and Paleontologist Dr. Patrick O’Connor, […]

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November 18, 2014 at 6:45 pmEvents

Michael Blair Presents ‘Paleopedological and Ichnological Approach to Spatial and Temporal Variability in Pennsylvanian-Permian Strata’

Michael Blair

Ohio University Geological Sciences graduate student Michael Blair presented “A Paleopedological and Ichnological Approach to Spatial and Temporal Variability in Pennsylvanian-Permian Strata in the Lower Dunkard Group, West Virginia” in October at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of American in Vancouver, British Columbia. His co-author was Dr. Daniel […]

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November 4, 2014 at 8:46 pmResearch