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Muskingum College students, faculty chosen to present papers at The Geological Society conference

MARCH 2, 2004 - Three Muskingum College faculty members, collaborating with their students, each have been invited to present their research findings at the Geological Society of America (GSA) sectional meeting on March 25-27 in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

The meeting includes the northeastern and southeastern sections of the GSA and will be attended by approximately 1,100 geoscientists.

The Occurrence of Mica in the Cambrian Glenarm Series, Baltimore, Maryland will be presented by Adam Cirone '06 and Associate Professor of Geology Dr. Eric Law.

The Pretrographic Evidence of Instant Freeze of Kimerlite Diatreme will be presented by Stephanie Bear '05 and Dr. Law.

Identification of Slope-Failure Prone Areas in Guernsey County, Ohio Using A Simple Geospatial Model will be presented by Scott A. Porter '04, Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology Dr. Katherine Farnsworth and Assistant Professor Of Geology Dr. Stephen Van Horn.

Established in 1888, The Geological Society of America provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry.

The Geological Society's growing membership unites thousands of earth scientists from every corner of the globe in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet and share scientific findings.