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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

CANCELED | Geology Colloquium | Petrogenesis and Significance of Lawsonite-bearing Hybrid Rocks, April 3

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Note: This event has been canceled. The Geological Sciences Colloquium series presents Dr. Katherine Fornash discussing “Petrogenesis and Significance of Lawsonite-bearing Hybrid Rocks” on Friday, April 3, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Fornash is an Assistant Professor at Ohio University in the Department of Geological Sciences. Abstract:  Hybrid rocks, […]

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April 1, 2020 at 3:45 pmEvents

OHIO Geologists attend the AGU Fall Meeting

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Faculty and students from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department traveled to San Francisco to share their science and learn about the latest developments in petrology, geochemistry and hydrogeology at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Dec. 9-13. Katherine F. Fornash and Donna L. Witney. Petrogenesis and Significance of Lawsonite-bearing […]

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January 21, 2020 at 3:14 pmResearch

Fornash Provides Insight into Fluid Processes Operating when Tectonic Plates are Subducted

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Dr. Katherine Fornash, Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, recently published “Lawsonite-rich layers as records of fluid and element mobility in subducted crust (Sivrihisar Massif, Turkey)” in the journal Chemical Geology. For this study, Fornash studied metamorphic veins and metasomatic layers from northwest Turkey that contain a rarely […]

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January 21, 2020 at 3:04 pmResearch

Geological Sciences Welcomes Three New Faculty

From left: Xizhen Schenk, Katherine Fornash, and David Young, new geological sciences faculty

The Geological Sciences Department welcomes three new faculty members this fall. Dr. Katherine Fornash joins the department as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. She received her B.S. in Geosciences from the University of Arizona, and her Ph.D. from the structure, tectonics, and metamorphic petrology group at the University of Minnesota. Her […]

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September 19, 2019 at 4:05 pmAnnouncements News