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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

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

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

Geoscience Student Receives Research Grant from Geological Society of America Section

Mike Barber, Geoscience Department,  has recently been selected to receive a Northeastern Section Stephen G. Pollock Undergraduate Student Research Grant from the Geological Society of America. This award will fund Mike's research which involves mapping an ancient lava flow.

Posted on 8/3/2015 9:16:34 AM

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