34th Annual Geoscience Day

Posted on 4/23/2008 4:35:36 PM

Senior Geoscience students are presenting their research projects at the 34th Annual Geoscience Day.

Where: IUP, Weyandt Hall Planetarium

When: April 25, 2008 8:30 a.m. – noon

Presentations will include:

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”