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Geoscience Day 2008

The senior Geoscience Majors are presenting their research at the 34th Annual Geoscience Day.

Where:  IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium

When:  April 25, 2008   8:30am - noon

Sedimentology and Oceanography

  • Nicholas Welsh:  "Correlative Lithostratigraphy and Biostratigraphy of the Third Thrombolitic Interval of the Conococheague Fomration of Maryland and Virginia"
  • Benjamin Schupp:  "The Forces Involved in the Opening of California Coastal Lagoons"
  • Matthew Bolyn:  "Surf Zone Turbidity Near the Tijuana River Mouth in Southern California"
  • Howard Manski:  "The Long Term Climate and History of the Southern Hemisphere 18MA to Present"

Structure, Tectonics and Geophysics

  • Michael Jarvis:  "Geometry and Kinematics of Contemporary Nonrecoverable Strain - Central Taiwan"
  • Kalin McDannell: "Constraints on Pull-Apart Basin Formation from Tectonic Geomorphology"
  • Jeffrey Dereume:  "Electrical Imaging of a Triassic Fault System in Northern New Jersey"

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. David K. Brezinski (IUP 1977):  "Influences of Climate on Late Devonian Depositional Systems of the Central Appalachians"

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