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Student, faculty member will present research at national geological society meeting
Boyd Science Center

A Muskingum University student and a faculty member have been invited to present their research findings at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA), to be held October 18 – 21 in Portland, Oregon.

Elizabeth M. Bullard '12 and Assistant Professor of Geology Dr. David Rodland will present Shell Size and Sclerobiont Colonization: Area Effects on Encrustation and Boring Frequency, Abundance, Diversity and Recruitment in Hard-Substrate Communities.

Sclerobionts are organisms that colonize the skeletal remains of other creatures, and the study focuses on what can be learned from this activity in various environments.

Established in 1888, GSA supports the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors It unites thousands of earth scientists from around the world in a common purpose to study the mysteries of the planet and to share scientific findings.

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