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Geoscience Department News: December 2009

Up-to-date news from the Geoscience Department! If you have any news you would like us to share, just e-mail it to and we will get it up. Check back often (or subscribe to our RSS feed!) for updates.

Clark Attends Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists

Joe Clark, professor emeritus of the Geoscience Department, recently attended the seventy-fourth annual Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists, joining former IUP students John Harper, Gary Ball, John Berry, and Doug Stewart.

Posted on 12/15/2009 7:41:25 AM

Lewis Presents Student’s Earthquake Research at American Geophysical Union Meeting

Geoscience undergraduate student Ellen Lamont has been working with Dr. Jon Lewis on an NSF-funded project to understand earthquake-related deformation in the rocks of central Taiwan. Dr. Lewis is presenting this research at the National meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco on December 18, 2009.

Posted on 12/9/2009 4:43:00 PM

Free Planetarium Show: Astronomy Short Stories

On Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., students from the IUP Stellar Astronomy class will present “Astronomy Short Stories,” a series of several short presentations in the IUP Planetarium. These include a look at orbiting telescopes, deep space objects, the sky of the arctic North, and finding the way out of the woods using astronomy. The show is free and open to the public.

Posted on 12/8/2009 9:13:26 AM

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