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Geoscience Mineral Sale Runs Through Thursday

The Geological Society of IUP Annual Mineral Sale will be held November 16 to 19. Minerals, fossils, shells, polished stones and jewelry will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the Weyandt Planetarium Lobby.

Posted on 11/16/2015 8:59:48 AM

Warnock Discusses Baltic Sea Paleoenvironment Research Findings

Jonathan Warnock, Geoscience, returned from gathering with scientists from around the globe who participated in the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 347: Baltic Sea Paleoenvironments. The group met in Stockholm, Sweden, to discuss their initial findings and plan out future research collaborations.

Posted on 10/8/2015 2:52:32 PM

American Association of Petroleum Geologists’ Course on Interpreting Seismic Stratigraphy

Fred Schroeder, through the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Visiting Scientist Program, will offer an intensive short-course to geoscience students on Wednesday, October 7.

Posted on 10/7/2015 10:14:31 AM

Schedule of Free Planetarium Shows Announced

A lunar eclipse is the kickoff event for this year’s free Planetarium shows, starting on Thursday, September 24.

Posted on 9/17/2015 7:24:02 AM

Mount Publishes Research on Macroporous Zones in the Biscayne Aquifer

Gregory Mount and co-authors published a research article titled “Delineation of macroporous zones in the unsaturated portion of the Miami Limestone using ground penetrating radar, Miami Dade County, Florida” in the Journal of Hydrology.

Posted on 8/27/2015 10:19:26 AM

Geoscience’s Lewis Awarded NSF Grant to Enhance STEM Diversity and Training

Jon Lewis will serve as the principal investigator along with co-PI Sharon Cooper from Ocean Leadership in Washington, D.C. in a one-year proof-of-concept project called STEMSEAS (STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships).

Posted on 8/22/2015 9:49:12 AM

Warnock Helps Unravel Mysterious Death of Jurassic Dinosaurs

IUP’s newest Geoscience faculty member, Jonathan Warnock, recently returned to IUP from a field season of unearthing and imaging dinosaur bones from Utah’s Jurassic “Death Pit,”

Posted on 8/14/2015 9:25:44 AM

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