Tag Archives: Digital Presentation

Thingvellir and the trip North

Blonduos, Iceland- [Guest blogger: Travis Louvain] So as we completed the research on the Reykjanes Penninsula, we traveled up north to the Skagi Peninsula to a town called Blonduos. On the way we stopped at a place called Thingvellir. This … Continue reading

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Digital Geology

With all of the excitement over digital presentations in Wooster’s Senior I.S. Symposium, we thought that it’s about time to highlight recent digital presentations with a geology twist. Enjoy! Here’s a Vuvox collage of Becky’s Senior I.S. Project on the … Continue reading

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Hederelloids: Pulled from obscurity! (Well, maybe …)

PARMA, OHIO–This afternoon I gave a talk at a meeting of the North Coast Fossil Club in this suburb of Cleveland. I chose the poorly-known fossil group called hederelloids as my topic because I knew that many people in that … Continue reading

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Paleoenvironmental analysis of the Silurian Jaani Formation on the island of Saaremaa, Estonia (Senior Independent Study Thesis by Rob McConnell)

Editor’s note: Senior Independent Study (I.S.) is a year-long program at The College of Wooster in which each student completes a research project and thesis with a faculty mentor.  We particularly enjoy I.S. in the Geology Department because there are … Continue reading

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Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Late Silurian (Pridoli) Äigu Beds of Saaremaa Island, Estonia (Senior Independent Study Thesis by Palmer Shonk)

Editor’s note: Senior Independent Study (I.S.) is a year-long program at The College of Wooster in which each student completes a research project and thesis with a faculty mentor.  We particularly enjoy I.S. in the Geology Department because there are … Continue reading

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Wooster Geologists Speak on the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

WOOSTER, OHIO–The Wooster Geology Department faculty spoke today to the campus about the geological framework of the cataclysmic January 2010 earthquake near Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Greg Wiles started with an overview of plate tectonic theory and how the dynamic Earth makes … Continue reading

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A Wooster Geologist on the 2012 Doomsday Phenomenon: Pseudoscience, Baseless Fears, and the Mysterious Planet Nibiru

WOOSTER, OHIO–Last week I gave a talk about the coming End of Time scheduled for December 21, 2012.  You may have heard that the Mayan Long Count Calendar ends on the day before the 2012 winter solstice, and that all … Continue reading

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Lunar Ilmenite

Lunar Ilmenite: Next Gen Fuel Source Part 1 and Part 2 presented by Andrew Retzler ’11.

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Mineralogy of Hotspots

The Mineralogy of Hotspots by Elizabeth Deering (’11).

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Mineralogy of Acid Mine Drainage

The Mineralogy of Acid Mine Drainage, presented by Lindsey Bowman (’12).

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