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Class group photo
Field Trips
Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty and students charted a boat to take them 3 miles off the shore from Bar Harbor to Ironbound Island.
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Lectures & Discussions
The August IPCC report on climate science laid out a range of global climate challenges, hear how five Denison faculty respond on Thursday November 4.
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Denison professor and student in a chemistry lab
The National Science Foundation has awarded Denison $650,000 to enable talented low-income students to pursue majors and careers in STEM fields.
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Science Festival
Fairs & Festivals
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences put together a booth at the Science Festival
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Denison students and faculty utilizing the JEOL Scanning Electron Microscope
Denison has been awarded a $400K NSF grant to obtain a state-of-the-art scanning electron microscope that deepens student and faculty research.
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A field trip brings students in close contact with layered sediments and water erosion at the Cumberland Plateau.
Denison University announces a new program, Earth and Environmental Sciences (EESC), a STEM-based approach to exploring Earth.
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Internships
Denison students report on uncovered history of an influential Black writer in Newark
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Internships
Geosciences and environmental studies double major Robert Reynolds ’21 completed a summer scholar research project.
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Student News
Kelly Rose '96, geology, geo-data science researcher with NETL’s Research Innovation Center uses machine learning to prevent oil spills.
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Yellowstone
Faculty
Geo Prof. Erik Klemetti discusses the possibility of new magma intruding under the Yellowstone caldera.
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Geoscience Field Trip Fall 2019
Field Trips
Three faculty and 9 students traveled to Mammoth Cave and the surrounding area, then to Jamestown, KY for the Department’s annual Fall Field Trip.
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Geoscience Prof. Erik Klemetti
Faculty
Geoscience Prof. Erik Klemetti shares the story of how he got his start as a volcanologist - someone who studies volcanos.
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Students at the poster presentation
Student News
The Summer Scholars program gives students time (and money) to pursue independent research.
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Group photograph of students on geosciences field trip
Field Trips
Eleven Geoscience students and three faculty traveled to the Central Appalachians in West Virginia and Virginia: Allegheny Plateau to the Blue Ridge.
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Alumni
Annabel Spranger ‘19 is sailing to the Phoenix Islands in the Pacific Ocean with SEA Semester.
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Kilauea volcano
Faculty
Prof. Erik Klemetti is called on for commentary on the Kilauea volcano. Klemetti visited the site as part of a Denison field trip this spring.
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Geosciences Field Trip to Hawaii
Field Trips
Four faculty and 21 students traveled to Hawaii
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Professor with Students
Newsletters
Department hires, department honors and alumni news.
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Denison anniversary stone
Staff News
Ann Caldwell, geosciences academic administrative assistant, helped to organize an inter-state conference for her peers.
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Group photograph of students in Maine
Field Trips
Sept. 2017- 5 Geosciences Faculty and 21 students charted a boat to take them 3 miles off the shore from Bar Harbor to Ironbound Island.
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Ken Bork
Faculty
Geosciences Professor Emeriti Ken Bork still garnering accolades.
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group photo geosciences spring break
Field Trips
Denison geoscience faculty and students trekked across the Grand Canyon on their 2017 spring break field trip.
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small buildings in tropical area
Faculty
During a sabbatical in Guatemala, Professor David Greene created a resource guide on how to build earthquake-resilient homes for local residents.
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Professor David Greene
Faculty
The Geological Society of America has recognized Professor David Greene for his work on behalf of the organization.
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Volcano
Faculty
Earth Observatory website checked in with Erik Klemetti, associate professor of geoscience, about a possible eruption on Mount Meru in Africa.
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Field trip photo 1
Field Trips
Highlights and photos of the Department of Geosciences student/faculty Field Trip, September 16-20, 2015
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Lectures & Discussions
Marcia McNutt speaks on "Geoscience Problem Solving for Sustainability: Focus on Energy."
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Faculty
Erik Klemetti, geosciences faculty, explains how volcanoes can create toxic gas.
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Faculty
Geosciences faculty Erik Klemetti vocalizes on a Mexican volcano.
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Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geosciences, discusses his passion for volcanology in the Columbus Dispatch
Faculty
Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geosciences, discusses his passion for volcanology in the Columbus Dispatch.
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