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Hovan and Three Geoscience Students To Embark On Atlantic Ocean Research Expedition

Steve Hovan and undergraduate students Sierra Davis, Michael Barber, and Jules Dill will join scientists on a five-week oceanographic research expedition to assess how deep ocean current circulation has changed since the last glacial ice age and the influence this has on global climates.

Posted on 10/7/2014 9:52:19 AM

Mount Publishes Research On Subsurface Water in Florida’s Biscayne Aquifer

Geoscience Department faculty member Greg Mount co-published “Estimating porosity and solid dielectric permittivity in the Miami Limestone using high-frequency ground penetrating radar (GPR) measurements at the laboratory scale.”

Posted on 10/7/2014 9:17:46 AM

Geoscience Students Discuss Summer Field Research in the Cascades

Join us on Friday, September 5, to hear nine Geoscience students recount their adventures and scientific discoveries during their summer 2014 field research in the Oregon Cascade Mountains.

Posted on 9/4/2014 8:09:19 AM

Geoscience Students Participate in Oregon Lava Flow Research

Nine Geoscience students accompanied faculty members Nick Deardorff and Jon Lewis into  the wilderness of Oregon to study volcanic deposits and collect samples and other data.

Posted on 8/7/2014 11:11:02 AM

Deardorff Receives Faculty Professional Development Grant to Research Lava Flow Textures

Nick Deardorff, Department of Geoscience, received a PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Grant for his research on lava flow textures in Oregon.

Posted on 7/16/2014 9:10:53 AM

IUP Teams with International Ocean Discovery Program to Offer On-Campus School of Rock

IUP Geoscience faculty teamed with the International Ocean Discovery Program and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership for an immersive course focusing on how seafloor sediments and rocks are collected and analyzed to understand important Earth history questions.

Posted on 7/14/2014 9:43:26 AM

Geoscience Students Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

The Geoscience Department congratulates its majors on being named to the Dean’s List for spring 2014.

Posted on 6/12/2014 10:09:40 AM

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