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Geoscience Day 2011

The senior Geoscience Majors are presenting their research at the thirty-seventh annual Geoscience Day.

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

Link to past Geoscience Day information: Geoscience Day 2010, Geoscience Day 2009, Geoscience Day 2008 

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