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Springer Co-Authors Article on North America Orbital-Scale Climate Variability, Glaciers

Dr. Gregory Springer

Dr. Gregory S . Springer , Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, co-authored an article on Eastern North American climate in phase with fall insolation throughout the last three glacial-interglacial cycles in Earth and Planetary Science Letters. His co-authors are Hai Cheng and R. Lawrence Edwards […]

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July 10, 2019 at 7:46 amResearch

Tackling Water Pollution in Ohio and El Salvador

Dina López in her office in Clippinger Labs

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter When hydrogeochemist Dina López first came to Ohio University 24 years ago, she was already an expert in a widespread environmental problem in the Athens area: acid mine drainage. The brownish streams are a remnant of […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:26 pmNews Research

Geological Sciences Announces 2019 Department Award Winners

Dr. Greg Nadon presents the Maurice and Betty Warner scholarship to Abigail Gentry

Geological Sciences announces its 2019 Departmental Awards recipients: Department Faculty Awards Outstanding Teaching Award: Gregory Nadon Outstanding Research Award:  Alycia Stigall Outstanding Service Award:  Alycia Stigall Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Graduating Senior Award: Emily Simpson Sigma Gamma Epsilon W.A. Tarr Award: Jamie Halman Sigma Gamma Epsilon Field Camp Scholarship: Brady […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:02 pmNews

Howard, Forsythe Posters Win First Place at Expo

Lucas Howard with his first-place poster

Geological Sciences students presented six posters at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo. Both graduate and undergraduate students presented research on diverse topics including fossil identification, geochemistry of harmful algal blooms, reconstructing Pleistocene and Pennsylvanian paleoclimates, and methods for detecting ancient asteroid impacts. Junior Geological Sciences major […]

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April 18, 2019 at 4:40 pmNews Research

Nadon Receives AAPG Outstanding Educator Award

Dr. Gregory Nadon

Dr. Gregory Nadon, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was awarded the AAPG Eastern Section 2018 Outstanding Educator Award “in grateful recognition of excellence in teaching and mentoring in the classroom, lab, office, and field, helping students become the best they can be.” The award […]

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April 11, 2019 at 11:06 amNews

Enquirer Quotes Springer on Landslides Becoming More Common

Dr. Gregory Springer

The Cincinnati Enquirer quoted Dr. Gregory Springer, Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, in a story headlined “‘It’s like someone put a bomb in your yard.’ Landslides in Greater Cincinnati are bad. And they’ll probably get worse.” As the earth warms, it means the atmosphere can hold […]

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March 6, 2019 at 7:47 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Known for Supercontinent Cycle, Nance Receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Dr Damian Nance, widely renowned for his supercontinent cycle research, was awarded the Atlantic Geoscience Society’s 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award, the Gesner Medal, at the society’s annual banquet Feb. 9. Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. The Gesner Medal is presented to “a person who has, […]

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February 15, 2019 at 2:44 pmNews Research