Geology students and faculty gave presentations on their research at the meeting of the northeastern section of the Geological Society of America, held March 18 through 20 in Hartford, CT.
Emma Coronado '12 gave a presentation on a Keck Geology Consortium project, with Assistant Professor of Geology Alexander Stewart, Don Rodbell '82 (Union College) and Nathan Stansell (Ohio State University), titled "X-ray analysis of sediment core material as an indicator of the transition from valley glaciers to cirque glaciers in the Peruvian Central Cordillerian."
Krystyna Kornecki '12 presented her senior thesis work, conducted with Emeritus Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson, titled "Out with the old, in with the new: How have new gastropod systematic schemes affected faunal comparisons?"
Coronado, Timothy Beaupre '12, Ashley Durham '13 and William Knoble (non-matriculated) presented a term project in optial mineralogy, conducted with Professor of Geology Jeffrey Chiarenzelli '81, on "Investigation of geologic relations in drill core from the Sylvia Lake Syncline, Adirondack Lowlands." Tyler Harris '13 was also involved in the latter project, but is in Kenya this semester.
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Posted: April 19, 2012