Geoscience Day 2011

  • The senior Geoscience Majors are presenting their research at the 37th annual Geoscience Day.

    Where: IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium

    When: April 29, 2011 9:00 - 11:45 a.m.

    Geoscience Day 2011 Program (PDF)

    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