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

    Geoscience Day 2008 Program

    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"