Geoscience Day 2010

The senior Geoscience majors are presenting their research at the 36th annual Geoscience Day.

Where: IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium

When: April 30, 2010 9:00 a.m.-noon

Student Presentations

  • 9:10 a.m. Rhet Richard: "Paleolocation of the ITCZ in the Eastern Tropical Pacific"
  • 9:25 a.m. Surinder S. Tara: "Constraints on 3D Deformation at the Nankai Subduction Zone: Fault Kinematic Analysis of Core-scale Faults at Site C0001 of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 315"
  • 9:40 a.m. Ellen Lamont: "Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Non-recoverable Strain Geometry in the Footwall as Documented by the Inversion of Earthquake Focal Mechanisms in West-Central Taiwan"
  • 9:55 a.m. Jason D. Ames: "A Classification System for Lunar Crater Rays"

Keynote Speaker:

  • 10:30 a.m. Dr. Dorothy Merritts (IUP '80), Franklin and Marshall College: "When Floodplains are not Floodplains and the Past is the Key to the Present: The Conundrum of Causality in Environmental Problems"