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Nine Geology students presented at the Northeastern Geological Society of America meeting in Lancaster, Pa. March 23-25. Travel funds came from Union’s Student Conference Travel Grants and departmental funds. Each student was lead author on their own poster.
Students: Kirk Seaman ’14, Jordan Thomson ’14, Holly Havel ’14, Kyle McQuiggan ’14, Dane O’Neil’14, Grace Delgado ’14, Sarah Brehm ’15, Alexandra Flake ’14, Lauren Main ’14 and Nicolas Weidhaas ’15 (not presenting)
Faculty: Kurt Hollocher, Donald Rodbell, Holli Frey, David Gillikin, Anouk Verheyden and Matt Mannon.
Papers presented:
Kirk Seaman
METAMORPHOSED PLUTONIC ROCKS OF THE SCANDIAN UPPER ALLOCHTHON, COASTAL MID NORWAY: INTRUSIVE ROOTS OF AN ORDOVICIAN- EARLIEST SILURIAN CALC-ALKALINE ARC
Paper No. 21-4
Advisor Kurt Hollocher
 
Jordan Thomson
HIGH-RESOLUTION OXYGEN AND CARBON ISOTOPE PROFILES IN LOBLOLLY PINE TREE RINGS AS A PROXY FOR HURRICANE RECONSTRUCTION ALONG THE EAST-COAST OF THE US
Paper No. 43-3
Advisor Anouk Verheyden
 
Holly Havel
AFRICAN FRESHWATER BIVALVES AS CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHIVES
Paper No. 43-1
Advisor David Gillikin
 
Kyle McQuiggan
A 6,000 YEAR RECORD OF CLIMATE DEVELOPED FROM ANALYSIS OF TRACE ELEMENTS AND STABLE ISOTOPES IN A BELGIAN SPELEOTHEM
Paper No. 43-2
Advisor David Gillikin
 
Dane O’Neil
LATE GLACIAL-HOLOCENE CLIMATE CHANGE RECORDED IN PROGLACIAL LAKE SEDIMENT CORES FROM THE HUAGURUNCHO MASSIF, EASTERN PERUVIAN ANDES
Paper No. 58-14
Advisor Donald Rodbell
 
Grace Delgado
EQUILIBRIUM-LINE-ALTITUDE RECONSTRUCTIONS FOR LGM- HOLOCENE PALEOGLACIERS IN THE HUAGURUNCHO MASSIF, EASTERN PERUVIAN ANDES
Paper No. 58-13
Advisor Donald Rodbell
 
Sarah Brehm
HORNBLENDE IN DACITIC IGNIMBRITES FROM CENTRAL DOMINICA: IMPLICATIONS FOR MAGMA PLUMBING SYSTEMS
Paper No. 66-6
Advisor Holli Frey
 
Alexandra Flake
THE ROSEAU AND LAYOU IGNIMBRITES OF CENTRAL DOMINICA, LESSER ANTILLES
Paper No. 66-7
Advisor Holli Frey
 
Lauren Main
THE ANDESITIC IGNIMBRITES OF NORTHERN DOMINICA, CARIBBEAN
Paper No. 66-8
Advisor Holli Frey