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									 GEOLOGY at KU




Edward Tester


                 KUTZTOWN GEOLOGY
Faculty


          Dr. Ed Simpson
          Sedimentation,
          Stratigraphy,
           Paleontology




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Faculty

          Dr. Kurt Friehauf
          Economic Geology,
             Mineralogy,
                 and
               Igneous &
            Metamorphic
              Petrology



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  Faculty

 Dr. Sarah Tindall
Structural Geology,
 Plate Tectonics,
   Field Geology




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Faculty


          Dr. Ann Isley
          Oceanography
               and
          Marine Geology




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Faculty


          Dr. Madan Varma

            Geophysics
               and
             Physics




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Student-Faculty Research

                                                             Six geology students
                                                            have been working with
                                                           Dr. Friehauf, Dr. Tindall
                                                           and Dr. Lane Schultz (of
                                                             Berks Products Corp.)
                                                               investigating cave
                                                                 formation and
                                                            groundwater flow at a
                                                                 nearby quarry.

The research has resulted in one publication so far. * denotes undergraduate co-author:
*Wolfinger, Seth, *Ward, Kristen, *Holland, Jeremy, *Nase, A. M., *Ferguson, Elizabeth,
*Zellner, Greg C., Tindall, Sarah E. and Schultz, Lane M., 2004, A multidisciplinary study of
controls on ground-water flow in a karst aquifer in the Ordovician Beekmantown Group, Berks
County, PA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

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                          Student-Faculty
                             Research




Students monitored and
 sampled groundwater
   wells, and mapped
 fractures, springs and
dissolution pathways in
         the pit!

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 Student-Faculty Research

                                                                  Greg Zellner and
                                                                    Tama Scherer
                                                                  traveled to Utah
                                                                  with Dr. Tindall in
                                                                 summer of 2003 to
                                                                 investigate ancient
                                                                       faults.




The research has resulted in one publication so far:
*Zellner, G. C and Tindall, S.E., 2004, Structural evidence for syntectonic sedimentation within
the Cretaceous Wahweap Formation, Kaibab Uplift, Utah: Geological Society of America
Abstracts with Programs.
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Student-Faculty Research




 Zach Artz, Kristen Ward and Lisa Ferguson accompanied
  Dr. Friehauf to China in 2004 to study rocks at a rare-
                   earth element mine.
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Student-Faculty Research




  Zach Artz presented his China research results at the
  national meeting of The Geological Society of America
                  in Salt Lake City, Utah
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  Student-Faculty Research
                                                 Katie Hoefert and Dr.
                                                Tindall traveled around
                                               southern Utah in summer
                                                   of 2003 studying
                                                exposures of fractures
                                                  that affect oil and
                                                 natural gas reservoirs



The research has resulted in one publication
so far:

Hoefert, Catherine M. and Tindall, Sarah E.,
2004, Orientation and spacing of joints in
deformation band shear zones east of Mount
Hillers, Utah: Geological Society of America
Abstracts with Programs v. 36 no. 2 p. 102.
                                                                Katie Hoefert


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  Student-Faculty Research

                                                              In 2003-’04, Dave
                                                           Fillmore, Renee Scalise,
                                                            Greg Zellner and Dr.
                                                               Simpson studied
                                                            fossilized footprints
                                                            made by big swimming
                                                                 amphibians.

                                           Renee Scalise




Fillmore, D.L., Scalise, R.L., Zellner, G.C., and
Simpson, E.L. 2004. Mississippian-Age Swimming
Tetrapod Trackways from the a Mauch Chunk
Formation Near Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. Geological
Society of America Abstracts with Programs.


                                                                     KUTZTOWN GEOLOGY
Student-Faculty Research




    Dr. Simpson and Dr. Tindall are studying ancient
earthquake-related features in Utah. Tim Jenesky, Jon
 Bernard, Megan Orsulak and Ed Tester participated in
               the project in 2005-’06.
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Dr. Tindall has a structural geology modeling lab – a place
  where we can replicate the development of mountain
                         systems!
                                             KUTZTOWN GEOLOGY
 Geology
   at
   KU




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Class Trips
Field work is an essential part of the curriculum!




                                        Petrology trip to
                                        the Adirondacks
                                        in New York
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   Field Methods and
Stratigraphy students in
    southern Virginia




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Class Trips




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Structural Geology trip to Vermont




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Cambrian limestones
 at Schuylkill Park




   Brandon
    Trate




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Mineralogy trip to
Sterling Hill zinc
      mine
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Structural Geology in Vermont
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Class Trips

  Envirnonmental
 Geology students
sampling soils near
  Palmerton, PA




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Mount Penn
in Reading   KUTZTOWN GEOLOGY
Class Trips

              Billion-year-old rocks
              at Antietam Reservoir




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 Mad River
Shear Zone,
  Vermont
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  Field Methods and
Stratigraphy joint trip
 to southern Virginia




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AND LOTS MORE!!!
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     - The curriculum
     - Geology Club
     - Facilities
     - Instrumentation
     - The Environmental Geology Major
     - The Marine Geology Major
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     - Jobs and Grad School Opportunities


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