Geoscience Day

  • Senior geoscience majors will present their research at the 45th annual Geoscience Day on Friday, April 26, 2019, in the HUB Monongahela Room. 

    Geoscience Day 2019

    • 8:55 — Dr. Steve Hovan: Opening Remarks 

    Session I: Oceanography, Hydrology, and Environmental Geology

    • 9:00 — Sara Trio: Analyzing Carbonate Content Present in Sediment Core KN223 10LC2: Building a Time Scale
    • 9:15 — Kayla Kroczynski: Researching Stormwater Runoff at the White Township Recreation Complex in Indiana County, Pennsylvania
    • 9:30 — Tyler Sharretts: Characterizing the Sedimentary Fluxes and Geomorphological Alterations of Presque Isle Peninsula using Ground Penetrating Radar
    • 9:45  Manuel Aviles-Torregrosa: Finding and Mapping Natural Gas Gathering Lines using Electromagnetic Induction and Ground Penetrating Radar 

    Coffee Break and Poster Session

    Session 2: Paleontology and Volcanology

    • 10:15 — Heather Furlong: Fragilariopsis kerguelensis: A Quantitative Interpretation of Diatom Growth and Nutrient Recycling
    • 10:30 — Rock Brenner: Nutrient Availability and Recycling Rates Over Marine Isotope Stage 31 in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
    • 10:45 — Nicole Camarda: Body Mass Estimation of the Protoceratops and Triceratops
    • 11:00 — Copeland Cromwell: Grainsize and Componentry Analysis of Multiple Vents in 2010 from Submarine Volcano NW-Rota 1, Mariana Arc

    Session 3: Featured Alumni Presentation

    • 11:15 — Patrick Imbrogno ’78