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Research & Internships
Denison students report on uncovered history of an influential Black writer in Newark
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Mars
NASA will land the most sophisticated rover ever on Mars this week; prof. Erik Klemetti lays out an agenda to map the history of the red planet.
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Erik Klemetti
Lava lakes, Lava flows, Lava domes, Prof. and vulcanologist Erik Klemetti waxes poetic on the mysteries of lava.
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Volcano
"Volcanoes can be somewhat unpredictable, even with the best monitoring," says Prof. Erik Klemetti in an article about New Zealand's White Island.
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Research & 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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An NSF grant funds research to map the longest Mississippi River Flood on record while supporting inclusive undergraduate geoscience research.
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Volcano errupting
Faculty
Prof. Klemetti says the Tala volcano, formed in the middle of a lake in the Philippines, is one of the 10 most dangerous volcanos in the world.
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Volcano errupting
Faculty
"Treat volcanoes with the respect that they deserve because they are relatively unpredictable," says vulcanologist & prof. Erik Klemetti.
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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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Students studying robotics
Denison University has been awarded a grant of $275,000 to fund a new model that welcomes and supports underserved students in the sciences.
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volcano erupting
Volcanologist and geology prof. Erik Klemetti commented on the processes that unleashed a devastating tsunami in Indonesia.
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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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Max Howes '17
Alumni
Environmental studies major and geosciences minor, Max Howes '17 has been named as Conserving Carolina’s volunteer coordinator.
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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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Prof Erik Klemetti
Faculty
Geology professor Erik Klemetti, also a world-renowned vulcanologist, commented on the eruption of Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali.
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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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