Journal of Geosciences Volume XVI
The Denison Journal of the Geosciences is written and edited by the students and faculty of the Department of Geology and Geography. Production is overseen by the Office Services staff of Denison University. The Journal of the Geosciences is intended as a means of communicating various topics in the geosciences and as a forum for presenting student research to audiences outside of the department.
Articles submitted from outside sources are welcome. We are extremely grateful to the Denison University Research Foundation (D.U.R.F.) for the financial support that makes this publication possible.
Stephanie A. Konfal 2003
Christine L. Dektor 2003
Dr. Kennard B. Bork, Faculty Sponsor
Color illustration shows the Pacific Ocean as seen from the southern side of Nicoya Peninsula; field trip participants enjoyed the view. Photo by D. P. Hawkins. Cover design by Christine Dektor and Stephanie Konfal.
- Kelly Ann Barrett 2004, treasurer of the C. L. Herrick Society, is a geology major from Centerville, OH. She enjoys music, Habitat for Humanity and badminton. Costa Rica and the Catskills are just two of the field trips she has enjoyed with the geology department. This summer she plans to attend field camp.
- Christine Dektor 2003, president of the C.L. Herrick Society, is a geology major from everywhere and nowhere. She plans to spend as much time traveling and living around the world as she can. Although she originally focused on paleontology, the wonders of geology have left her confused as to what area to further explore in graduate school.
- Eduardo "Lalo" Guerrero 2005, events corrdinator of C. L. Herrick Society, is a geology and international studies double major. He intends to remain within the geological realm after graduation and spend time developing his musical skills at home in Mexico. In the meantime, he enjoys long walks on the beach.
- Richard Henterly 2002, has a B.S. degree in geology. Rick is from Dayton, OH. He participated in Miami University's field camp during the summer of 2002.
- Stephanie Konfal 2003, vice-president of the C. L. Herrick society, is a senior geology major from Columbus, OH. She has interests in paleontology, art, running, and cooking. After her Denison adventures, she plans to take a year off before attending graduate school.
- Christa Lackmeyer 2002, has a B.S. degree in geology. She spent most of the summer of 2002 in Wyoming and Idaho at field camp with Lehigh University. She participated in the Costa Rica trip over spring break in 2002. Her primary interest is Environmental Geology.
- Heather McPherson 2002, has a B.S. degree in geology. She is originally from South Dakota and enjoys traveling. She recently accepted a position in association with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Columbus, OH.