News - Geology
Monday, May 13, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two papers, "Arsenic in the Soils of NW Oregon" and "Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors of the Missoula Floods" at the Oregon Academy of Sciences in Salem, Oregon at Willamette University
Monday, May 6, 2013
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown, authored a paper titled "Stones from Mohave County, Arizona: Multiple Falls in the 'Franconia Strewn Field'" published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Vol. 48.
Monday, April 15, 2013
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown presented a poster, "A Pyroxene-Enriched Shock Melt Dike in the Buck Mountains 005 (L6) Chondrite," and Ruzicka and Hutson and alumna Niina Jamsja gave an oral presentation titled "A
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, authored "Chondrule Formation by Repeated Evaporative Melting and Condensation in Collisional Debris Clouds Around Planetesimals" published in Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 47, 2012.
Monday, February 25, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, gave a talk on "Urban Landslides: Challenges for Forensic Engineering Geologists" at the Geological Society of America (GSA) meeting in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 6. This officially ended one year of lectures that Burns gave as th
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, was the keynote speaker and a panel member at a forum on the dangers of radon, sponsored by Cascade Radon in Portland, Jan. 24. He presented the study "Radon in Portland," co-authored with five students.
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, received a $315,000 grant from NASA for a three-year study titled "The Origin of Large, Igneous-Textured Inclusions in Ordinary Chondrites." The study will include collaborators from Missouri, California, England, and German
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Monday, January 14, 2013
»David Percy, Geology faculty, has been elected to a second four-year term representing North America and academia on the International Union of Geological Sciences Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information, which develops sta
Monday, January 7, 2013
»Alexander Ruzicka and Melinda Hutson, Geology faculty, co-authored with others "Large Silica-Rich Igneous-Textured Inclusions in the Buzzard Coulee Chondrite: Condensates, Differentiates, or Impact Melts?" published in Meteritics and Planetary Science, Vo
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, was presented with the Distinguished Practice Award by the Environmental and Engineering Geology Division of the Geological Society of America at its annual convention in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 5. This award recognizes the top
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012
»David Percy, Geology faculty, presented a plenary session about Open Source GIS at the Field Technology Conference in Portland, Sept. 26.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Monday, July 9, 2012
Monday, July 2, 2012