Journal of Geosciences Volume XIV
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 excellent Office Services staff of Denison University. The Geosciences Journal is intended as a means of communicating various topics in the geosciences and providing a medium for presenting student research to audiences outside the department.
Todd Roberts, Class of 1999
Matt Kohlbecker, Class of 2000
Dr. Kennard B. Bork, Faculty Sponsor
Shown in the illustration are four men that have had an influence on the Department of Geology.
- Todd M. Roberts class of '99, will graduate with a B.S. in Geology. He plans to attend graduate school next fall at the University of Cincinnati. Todd participated in an Earth Watch excavation during the summer of '97, and his most recent work was during the summer of 1998. Here, he mapped in the Confusion Range, Utah. This summer, he will attend Indiana University field camp.
- Kurtz K.M. Miller lass of '00, is a Geology and Education major. This summer, Kurtz will map the bedrock of Black Hand Gorge using gravitimetry and resistivity data. In addition, he will work with the summer science institute at Denison.
- Timothy C.O. Nixon lass of '99, is a Geology major and studio arts minor. Tim also mapped a section of the Confusion Range during the summer of '98. Tim has sumbitted the abstract from his work in the Confusion Range.
- Jean Pierre Dubé class of '99, will graduate with a B.S. in Geology. Next year he plans to attend UNC Chapel Hill to study structural geology. Last summer, he conducted field work in the Confusion Range with a group of geology students. This summer he will attend Indiana University field camp to finish his degree.
- Kristen Lydy class of '00, is a Geology major. Last semester she participated in the Sea Education Association Sea Semester where she spent 6 weeks at sea studying oceanography and sedimentology of near-shore environments of Grenada.
- Matthew V. Kohlbecker class of '00, is a Geology major. This summer Matt will be correlating ridge and valley orientation between Licking County and the Appalachian Plateau. In addition, Matt plans to attend University of Arizona field camp this summer.
- Benjamin Bradley class of '99, will graduate with a B.A. in Geology. Ben also conducted field work in the Confusion Range of west-central Utah. In addition, he will be reporting on the origin of Quasi Crystals.
- David R. Pettersson class of '00, is seeking a B.S. in Geology. This summer David plans to study hydrosphere contamination from chicken farms throughout Licking county. This semester, he looked at the origin and invasion of land plants for Dr. Bork's Historical Geology class.