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Keck GSA Abstracts

Wooster, OH – The summer portion of the Keck Iceland project is officially over, but our research isn’t finished. We’ll be working together throughout the academic year and will synthesize our final results at the Keck Symposium at Wesleyan University in April … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A bored rhynchonellid brachiopod from the Middle Jurassic of France

Another beautiful brachiopod this week from our friend Mr. Clive Champion in England. His donations to our collections have considerably enriched our teaching program, especially for brachiopods! This specimen is the rhynchonellid Kutchirhynchia morieri (Davidson, 1852) from the Middle Jurassic … Continue reading
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Black Mountain GSA Abstract

Wooster, OH – If you’ve been following our summer research adventures, you know that Amineh AlBashaireh (’18) has been hard at work studying the compositions of soils around abandoned mines in Black Mountain Open Space Park in San Diego, CA. She … Continue reading
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Dream a dream’s lifeskill approach goes to camp

By Heather Lockhart-Neff One of experiences I had with GSE was the four days in a rural, rocky area of Kolar, India, about two hours outside of Bangalore. From Thursday until Sunday, I participated in a camp with 32 young … Continue reading
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Keck Iceland takes over the Wooster Lab

Wooster, OH – Keck Iceland 2016 by the numbers: Scientists in Keck Iceland: 10 Time in the field: 14 days Pillows described in detail: >40 Samples collected: 71 Structural measurements made: 94 Photos taken: >2000 GPS data recorded: ridiculous With a few … Continue reading
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Wooster Geologist at Argonne National Laboratory

Editor’s note: The following post is from guest blogger Clara Deck (’17) about her research experience this summer with an internship at one of the world’s most prominent laboratories. She is working on an important climate change project involving the … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: A molluscan assemblage from the Miocene of Maryland

Earlier this month a gentleman stopped by The Department of Geology and donated the above beautiful slab of fossils to our program. Dale Chadwick of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is an avid amateur fossil collector with a very useful website and considerable … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: An ammonite from the Middle Jurassic of southern England

We’re featuring just a workaday fossil this week because of other summer activities. This is the ammonite Leptosphinctes Buckman 1929 from the Inferior Oolite (Middle Jurassic) at Coombe Quarry, Mapperton, Dorset, southern England. Cassidy Jester (’17) and I collected it … Continue reading
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23 Hours of Sunlight and 22 Hours of Bugs (Part 2)

Guest bloggers: Andrew Wayrynen and Jeff Gunderson We take our berry picking very seriously Oh so you thought you got rid of Team Alaska, didn’t you? Yeah well, just as there are as many cedar sites in Juneau as there … Continue reading
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Keck Students Doing Rock Hard Research

Hafnarfjörður, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18)               Continue reading

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