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Geological Sciences Colloquium Series

CANCELED | Geology Colloquium | Petrogenesis and Significance of Lawsonite-bearing Hybrid Rocks, April 3

Katherine Fornash, portraitNote: This event has been canceled. The Geological Sciences Colloquium series presents Dr. Katherine Fornash discussing “Petrogenesis and Significance of Lawsonite-bearing Hybrid Rocks” on Friday, April 3, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Fornash is an Assistant Professor at Ohio University in the Department of Geological Sciences. Abstract:  Hybrid rocks, […]

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Posted on 04/01/2020

Geology Colloquium | Cataclysmic Collapse of Mountain Topography Along Yellowstone Hotspot Track, March 6

a profile snapshot of Ryan ThigpenThe Geological Sciences Colloquium series presents Dr. Ryan Thigpen discussing “Cataclysmic collapse of mountain topography along the Yellowstone hotspot track” on Friday, March 6, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Thigpen is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Abstract:  Removal […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

CANCELED | Geology Colloquium | How Meteorite Impact Driven Dolomitization Hid Evidence for Jeptha Knob’s Origin, March 27

an outdoor snapshot of Andrew Schedl in the woodsNote: This event has been canceled. The Geological Sciences Colloquium series presents Dr. Andrew Schedl discussing “The Jeptha Knob Structure: How meteorite impact driven dolomitization hid the evidence for Jeptha Knob’s origin” on Friday, March 27, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Schedl is an Assistant Professor at West Virginia […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

Geology Colloquium | Mapping Igneous Components in Vestan Regolith using GRaND data, Feb. 21

an outside portrait of Andrew BeckThe Geological Sciences Colloquium series presents Dr. Andrew Beck discussing “Mapping Igneous Components in Vestan Regolith using GRaND data” on Friday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Beck is an Assistant Professor at Marietta College in the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology. Abstract: We compiled a robust […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020

Geology Colloquium | Balancing Climate and Land Use Changes with Limited Groundwater Resources of a Paleokarst Aquifer System, Dec. 6

Xizhen "Jenny" Schenk, portrait outdoorsThe Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Xizhen “Jenny” Schenk discussing “Balancing Climate and Land Use Changes with Limited Groundwater Resources of a Paleokarst Aquifer System” on Friday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Schenk is an Assistant Professor of Instruction at Ohio University Department of Geological Sciences. […]

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Posted on 12/01/2019

Geology Colloquium | Wolbert and Forsythe Present Their Research, Nov. 1

a headshot of Ryan WolbertThe Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Ryan Wolbert and Ian Forsythe, Geological Sciences graduate students discussing their research on Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Albright presents “Effective remediation approach for improving acid mine drainage conditions using slow release hydrogen peroxide systems.” Abstract: This discussion will focus on […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Geology Colloquium | Stopping Plate Tectonics: the Caledonian Collision in Scandinavia, Nov. 15

a headshot of David YoungThe Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. David Young discussing “Stopping Plate Tectonics: the Caledonian Collision in Scandinavia” on Friday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Young is an Assistant Visiting Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University Department of Geological Sciences. Abstract: Continental collisions produce the most […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Geology Colloquium | Fox and Barkett Present Their Research, Oct. 11

a headshot of James FoxThe Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents James Fox and Sebastian Barkett, Geological Sciences graduate students discussing their research on Friday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Fox presents “The Black Hand Sandstone Member of the Cuyahoga Formation as a Gilbert Delta Deposit.” Abstract: Found in parts of Hocking […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Geology Colloquium | Censullo and Cosgrove Present Their Research, Oct. 18

Shaolin Censullo, portraitThe Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Shaolin Censullo and Rex Cosgrove, Geological Sciences graduate students discussing their research on Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Censullo presents “Did alternating dispersal and vicariance drive biodiversity increase during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event? A phylogenetic test using brachiopods.” Abstract: During […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Geology Colloquium | Albright and Jacobs Present Their Research, Sept. 13

Lydia Albright, graduate student in Geological Sciences, standing atop a rock perched between two walls of a cave with water rushing around the rockThe Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Lydia Albright and Logan Jacobs, Geological Sciences graduate students, discussing their research on Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Albright presents “Hydraulic Modeling of Floods in an Open Conduit Caves.” Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine the major sources […]

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Posted on 09/01/2019