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Geoscience Department News: November 2012

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Lewis Publishes on Nankai Subduction Zone

Jon Lewis, Department of Geoscience, coauthored a paper investigating the ongoing work on the tectonic history of the Nankai Subduction Zone in the journal Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems.

Posted on 11/27/2012 9:20:07 AM

Fossil, Rock, and Mineral Sale by Geoscience Club

The Geological Society of IUP is holding its annual Fossil, Rock, and Mineral Sale this week, November 26–30, 2012, in the Weyandt Planetarium lobby.

Posted on 11/26/2012 8:26:43 AM

Distinguished Lecturer to Present on Subduction Zones

Nathan Bangs, from the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, will visit IUP on November 15–16, 2012. Bangs will discuss the three-dimensional structure of subduction zones, the location of earthquakes which are known to generate tsunamis.

Posted on 11/7/2012 1:31:17 PM

Commonwealth Connections Academy’s Mobile Science Lab Visits Geoscience Department

A state-of-the-art mobile science lab visited IUP in early November 2012 and served as the meeting place for teachers and students from Commonwealth Connections, a Pennsylvania cyber school.

Posted on 11/7/2012 1:07:13 PM

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