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Milam Quoted, Gives Lecture on Serpent Mound and Asteroid Impact

Milam Quoted, Gives Lecture on Serpent Mound and Asteroid Impact

Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was quoted in the Exponent in a story headlined “Lecture to discuss Serpent Mound impact crater in southern Ohio.” The lecture, named “The Serpent Mound and the Asteroid Impact”, will be presented by Dr. Keith Milam, the assistant professor […]

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October 27, 2019 at 10:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Geologists Visit the Earth’s Mantle via Kimberlites from Kentucky

HTC Geological Sciences student Thomas Johns holds samples of kimberlite collected in Elliott County, Ky., which contain pieces of the Earth's mantle.

A small group of Ohio University students under the direction of Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, visited eastern Kentucky in search of samples from the Earth’s mantle in October. As a part of Thomas Johns‘ Honors Tutorial College geology tutorial project, Johns, Milam, and graduate student Logan […]

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January 4, 2019 at 11:59 amIn Class News Research

Geology Field Camp 2018

Doug Green instructs students as part of 2018 Geology Field Camp

by Keith Milam Associate Professor of Geological Sciences Westward Ho! Part II of GEOL 4960: Field Geology is underway! Nineteen seniors from the Department of Geological Sciences are hard at work making bedrock geologic maps and cross sections of outstanding exposures in southern Montana and northern Wyoming. Students aren’t just […]

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August 31, 2018 at 3:01 pmIn Class

Geology Students Observe an Impact Crater in Tennessee

Students get their serious caver faces on before crawling through the center of the Flynn Creek impact crater

Students from Dr. Keith Milam’s Planetary Geology class visited the Flynn Creek impact structure to examine the mostly buried, but partially exhumed, 3.8 km diameter crater in north central Tennessee. The students spent much of their time above ground, where they stopped at several locations along the crater rim and were […]

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March 8, 2018 at 2:36 pmIn Class News

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