Invitation to Annual Geoscience Day

Posted on 4/27/2011 9:53:25 AM

The IUP Geoscience Department invites you to attend its thirty-seventh annual Geoscience Day.

Student presentations of their independent research projects start at 9:00 a.m. and are followed by Keith Rittle (IUP ’91) presenting the keynote address at 10:30 a.m.

  • Where: IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium
  • When: April 29, 2011, 9:00–11:45 a.m.

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.—Keith A. Rittle (IUP ’91), Trihydro Corporation: “An Overview of the Vapor Intrusion Pathway at Environmental Sites”

All are welcome to attend.