Author Archives: Rebecca Matecha

About Rebecca Matecha

Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the College of Wooster. I focus on the interactions of water and rock through isotope geochemistry, subsurface fluid flow, and STEM teaching pedagogy.

Geochemistry Adventure in a Flooded Killbuck Marsh

On Wednesday Dr. Matecha’s Geochemistry class took a trip out to Killbuck Marsh to collect water samples for a research project. This week saw Ohio and Wooster especially inundated with heavy rain, which led to some very interesting conditions for … Continue reading

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An Exciting Trip to Tour Unconventional Oil and Gas Wells

This semester’s Geology of Energy Resources course, which focuses on how fossil fuels form, are extracted, and are used, had the opportunity to visit two unconventional oil and gas wells run by Ascent Resources located in southeastern Ohio this week. … Continue reading

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