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Invitation to Annual Geoscience Day

The IUP Geoscience Department invites you to attend its thirty-seventh annual Geoscience Day.

Student presentations of their independent research projects start at 9:00 a.m. and are followed by Keith Rittle (IUP ’91) presenting the keynote address at 10:30 a.m.

  • Where: IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium
  • When: April 29, 2011, 9:00–11:45 a.m.

Student Presentations

  • 9:05 a.m.—Matthew R. Harding: “Vein Structures and Faults in Core Samples from NantroSeize Expedition 315, Sites C0001 and C0002”
  • 9:20 a.m.—Anthony J. LeDonne: “Fracture Orientations in Devonian Marcellus Shale Outcrops in the Valley and Ridge Province Adjacent to the Allegheny Front”
  • 9:35 a.m.—Daniel M. Saftner: “Eolian Deposition Patterns in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean and the Paleo-Climate of the Late Cenozoic”
  • 9:50 a.m.—Mark R. Smith: “Petrographic Characterization of Deformation Mechanisms and Kinematics in Post-Cleavage Faults Accommodating Differential Uplift of the Hsuehshan Range: Taiwan”

Keynote Speaker

  • 10:30 a.m.—Keith A. Rittle (IUP ’91), Trihydro Corporation: “An Overview of the Vapor Intrusion Pathway at Environmental Sites”

All are welcome to attend.

  • Geoscience Department
  • Walsh Hall, Room 111
    302 East Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2379
  • Fax: 724-357-6208
  • Office Hours
  • 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.