Geoscience Day 2010

  • The senior Geoscience majors are presenting their research at the 36th annual Geoscience Day.

    Where: IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium

    When: April 30, 2010 9:00 a.m.–noon

    Student Presentations

    • 9:10 a.m. — Rhet Richard: “Paleolocation of the ITCZ in the Eastern Tropical Pacific”
    • 9:25 a.m. — Surinder S. Tara: “Constraints on 3D Deformation at the Nankai Subduction Zone: Fault Kinematic Analysis of Core-scale Faults at Site C0001 of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 315”
    • 9:40 a.m. — Ellen Lamont: “Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Non-recoverable Strain Geometry in the Footwall as Documented by the Inversion of Earthquake Focal Mechanisms in West-Central Taiwan”
    • 9:55 a.m. — Jason D. Ames: “A Classification System for Lunar Crater Rays”

    Keynote Speaker:

    • 10:30 a.m. — Dr. Dorothy Merritts (IUP ’80), Franklin and Marshall College: “When Floodplains are not Floodplains and the Past is the Key to the Present: The Conundrum of Causality in Environmental Problems”

    Link to past Geoscience Day information: Geoscience Day 2009, Geoscience Day 2008