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Summer Research in the Tree Ring Lab

This summer, students through the AMRE program with funding from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation are working in the Wooster Tree Ring Lab doing historical dating. Kendra Devereux, Alexis Lanier, and Juwan Shabazz are working with clients to date local barns, … Continue reading

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Wooster geologists begin their 2016 Geological Society of America meeting adventure

DENVER, COLORADO — Seventeen Wooster students have now arrived in Denver for the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. Eleven of them are giving presentations of some sort. We are very proud of each. Dr. Meagen Pollock and … Continue reading

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23 Hours of Sunlight and 22 Hours of Bugs (Part 2)

Guest bloggers: Andrew Wayrynen and Jeff Gunderson We take our berry picking very seriously Oh so you thought you got rid of Team Alaska, didn’t you? Yeah well, just as there are as many cedar sites in Juneau as there … Continue reading

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23 Hours of Sunlight and 22 Hours of Bugs (Part 1)

Guest bloggers: Andrew Wayrynen and Jeff Gunderson First attempt at collecting wood in Muir Inlet with Dan Lawson  Two College of Wooster geologists in the Alaskan wilderness is always a recipe for success. Thanks to Dr. Wiles and the geo … Continue reading

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What we learned in Climate Change (Geology 210, Spring 2016)

A dedicated group of geologists, physicists, archaeologists, political scientists, biologists, english and history majors joined forces to learn a bit about Climate Change in the natural laboratory of Northeast Ohio. Here they surround a glacial erratic in Secrest Arboretum of … Continue reading

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Glacier Bay 2015

Guest Blogger: Dan Misinay This summer Dr. Wiles, Nick, Jesse Wiles, and myself traveled to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. We spent our six days in upper Muir Inlet at Wolf Point. Our purpose this summer was to bridge … Continue reading

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Different Views of the Bog

Dr. Anderson describing the moisture gradient measured from the bog to the crest of the kame where the old growth remnant oak forest resides.   Our Climate Change class visited Browns Lake Bog with the Plant Communities and Ecosystems class … Continue reading

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BUGGY, WET, and AWESOME

Guest bloggers: Zach Downes & Wilson Nelson For me, the trip started in Juneau, Alaska.  We arrived in Juneau late with a couple of things to take care of the next day before getting in a small plane and heading … Continue reading

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Coring Across Kamchatka

Guest Blogger: Sarah Frederick (’15) After traversing every stretch of road within Kamchatka at least twice, 5 bear sitings, and becoming intimately familiar with Kamchatka mosquitoes (they come in three sizes!), we are on our way to Moscow. All in … Continue reading

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Volcanoes, Mosquitoes, and Bears, Oh My!

Guest Blogger: Sarah Frederick (’15) After three weeks in Russia it sure feels great to be back on US soil! Since we didn’t have internet access during this expedition, our blog posts come a bit delayed. Here is a bit … Continue reading

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