Working closely with one or more faculty members, students complete field, laboratory, and/or literature investigations of specific geologic problems. This research is presented locally, regionally, and even at National Geological Society of America conferences.
Student Research Projects
- Peter D'Amico '20: "Iron Isotopes Used to Fingerprint Artifacts from Central Pennsylvania."
- Molly Ulrich '19 and Chance Bowersox '19: "Evidence for Early Terrestrial Plants in Silurian Rocks of Central Pennsylvania."
- Tanner Martz '18 and Benjamin Gemballa '18: "Pb Isotopic Evidence from Galena and the Taconic Foreland Sediments for a Basement Source of Metal in Fort Roberdeau Revolutionary Mines, Central Pennsylvania."
- Dominic DeFelice '18: "Tieschitz 4141-2, an H/L3.6 Ordinary Chondrite: Modal Analysis Using Pixel Counting and Point Counting."
- Anna VanDusen '18: "Thermal Evolution of Ultramafic Bodies in the Eastern Blue Ridge Mountains, N.C."
- Kaylee Pennell '18: "Petrologic Analysis of the Todd Ultramafic Bodies in Eastern Blue Ridge Mountains, N.C."