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Stigall Elected to Subcommission for Ordovician Stratigraphy

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences, was elected to serve as a voting member of the Subcommisson on Ordovician Stratigraphy (SOS) for 2020-2024.  The subcommission is part of the International Commission on Stratigraphy an international body of geoscientists tasked with “setting global standards for the fundamental scale for expressing […]

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January 14, 2021 at 2:11 pmResearch

Nance Discusses Existence of Supercontinent Pannotia with Yale News

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Yale News covers the debate about the existence of supercontinent Pannotia, posited by R. Damian Nance, in an article headlined Pannotia: A supercontinent on trial. Nance, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geology at Ohio University, is now a visiting fellow at Yale. In separate articles published recently by The Geological Society […]

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November 30, 2020 at 12:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Geology Graduate Students, Faculty Participate in Annual Geological Society of American Meeting

Geology Graduate Students, Faculty Participate in Annual Geological Society of American Meeting

The Geological Society of America annual meeting is one of the largest scientific gatherings of geologists each year, and the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department historically sends a large contingent of students and faculty to showcase their research. This year the GSA meeting is online from Oct. 26-30, but departmental […]

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October 27, 2020 at 12:30 pmResearch

Fornash Wins National Grant for Geochemistry Research

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Dr. Katherine Fornash is one of only 35 junior faculty recipients to receive a national highly competitive Oak Ridge Associated Universities research grant, reports Ohio University News. The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty. The award provides $10,000 […]

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October 19, 2020 at 8:17 pmResearch

Stigall Organizes Free Conference, Brings Together Researchers from Six Continents

Dr. Alycia Stigall hosts “The onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event.”

When the annual meeting of the UNESCO funded international geoscience project that she co-chairs was canceled, Dr. Alycia Stigall decided that scientific conferences are essential for building collaborations and advancing scientific knowledge, and so she found a way to host “The onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event” conference despite […]

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September 15, 2020 at 2:41 pmNews Research

López Receives Fulbright to Teach Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Systems in Argentina

Dr. Dina López

Dr. Dina López is taking her expertise in hydrothermal systems and acid mine drainage to Argentina, where she will teach as a Fulbright Scholar in a volcanic area that still has much to divulge about its past and its possible future. “Western Argentina has several volcanoes and associated hydrothermal systems […]

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August 26, 2020 at 10:29 amResearch

Schenk Article Examines Impacts of Climatic Variability on Northward Flowing Rivers

Dr. Xizhen "Jenny" Schenk

Dr. Xizhen “Jenny” Schenk authored an article in the journal River Research and Applications on “Impacts of climatic variability on northward flowing rivers in North America, using a paired basin approach.” Schenk is Assistant Professor of Instruction in Geological Sciences at Ohio University. Northward flowing rivers in continental mid- or […]

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April 15, 2020 at 9:21 amResearch