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Dinosaur Murder Mystery Site Research Conducted by Warnock and Geoscience Students

For the past five years, Jonathan Warnock, a paleoclimatologist in the IUP Geoscience Department, has done research at the Cleveland-Lloyd dinosaur quarry near Price, Utah in conjunction with colleague Joseph Peterson from the University of Wisconsin. Scientists consider the area as having one of the densest concentrations of bones ever found, but don’t understand why or how this group of carnivorous dinosaurs came together.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:16:59 PM

Geoscience Students on Spring 2016 Dean's List

The Geoscience Department congratulates its majors on being named to the Dean's List for Spring 2016.

Posted on 6/20/2016 9:34:29 AM

Inaugural Transit of STEMSEAS Arrives in Honolulu

STEMSEAS (STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships) is an NSF-Funded pilot project aimed at improving retention, enhancing outcomes, and increasing diversity and overall numbers in geoscience fields by providing undergraduate students transformative experiences at sea.

Posted on 6/8/2016 7:19:51 AM

Geoscience’s Lewis Gives Invited Talk at Japan Geosciences Union Meeting

On May 24, 2016, Jon Lewis presented his talk titled “The influence of upper plate tectonic inheritance in the southern Taiwan arc-continent collision” in a session focusing on the geodynamic evolution of northeast Asia and the western Pacific at the Japan Geosciences Union Meeting in Tokyo.

Posted on 6/2/2016 1:54:44 PM

Students Gear Up for 42nd Annual Geoscience Day

The 42nd annual Geoscience Day will be April 29, 2016. Nineteen senior Geoscience students will present their independent research during the Geoscience Day Symposium. This will be followed by a talk by alumnus John Taylor (’75).

Posted on 4/15/2016 9:45:27 AM

IUP Geoscientists Present Research at AGU Meeting

Geoscience faculty Jon Lewis and Greg Mount, along with two undergraduate students, presented research at the 2015 meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. They presented work ranging from the large scale tectonics of Canada, Taiwan, and Japan to small scale porosity measurements in limestone aquifers.

Posted on 2/8/2016 3:25:37 PM

Hovan Presents on Climate Research in South Korea

Geoscience professor Steve Hovan was invited in January 2016 to present climate research findings to colleagues from the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology and the Korean Polar Research Institute.

Posted on 1/26/2016 9:14:13 AM

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