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2017 NEIGC Trip to Maine and NH

November 10, 2017

 Lunch along the Appalachian trail during the New England Intercollegiate Geology Conference near Gorham, New Hampshire. Enjoying sunny fall weather at the base of Mount Washington during the New England Intercollegiate Geology Conference. Getting ready for breakfast on the New England Intercollegiate Geology Conference near Bethel, Maine.

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Mineralogy in the Field

November 10, 2017

Professor Chris Koteas’ Mineralogy class adventures – Fall 2017 Mineralogy field trip to the Bickford’s Quarry in Marshfield, Vermont to study the contact aureole of plutons associated with the Knox Mountain Intrusive Suite.   Mineralogy field trip to exposures of deformed quartz veins in the Stowe Formation […]

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NEIGC Trip to Western Maine and Northern NH

October 18, 2017

The geo department went on its annual NEIGC trip in October. We had lots of fun and saw lots of really cool rocks.  

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Norwich Heads for National GSA Meeting, Denver

September 21, 2016

A great group of representatives is headed off to Denver this week to both consume and disseminate new knowledge stemming from recent and ongoing research by faculty and students in the Department. Titles of papers with links to abstracts below. TRANSPRESSIONAL HIGH STRAIN ALONG THE TACONIC-ACADIAN INTERFACE […]

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Glacial Class – Fabric Analysis in VT Till

October 7, 2015

For years, Prof. Rick Dunn has been working to unravel the advance, retreat, and re-advance of glacial ice in central Vermont. This year his Glacial Geology class spent an afternoon measuring the fabric of clasts in a diamicton (possibly lodgement till, data will tell) along the upper […]

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Eddy and Koteas Scope Out Isle au Haut

September 3, 2015

Junior major in Geology Chris Eddy and Professor Chris Koteas attended a geological field conference on Isle au Haut, an island along the Maine coast, to study horizons of an ancient volcanic section last month. The trip was run by Megan Whitman, a Master’s in Geology candidate […]

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Dunn Presents in Japan on Easter Island Research

September 2, 2015

In late July and early August, Prof. Rick Dunn was in Nagoya, Japan for 2+ weeks to present a talk from his Easter Island research at the International Union for Quaternary Sciences (INQUA). The photograph to the right is from Easter Island and shows the five meter […]

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Senior Awards Presented to DeFelice and Armijo

May 3, 2015

Two awards were presented today to graduating Senior Geology and Environmental Science majors selected by the faculty for their outstanding performance during their undergraduate years. Chris DeFelice (Gl’15) received the annual Estwing Hammer award, presented now for nearly 30 years in association with the Estwing Corporation. This […]

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Annual Monitoring of Pecks Pond Begins

May 2, 2015

April 29, 2015: After several weeks of checking on the lingering ice and just before exams, Prof. Laurie Grigg and senior environmental science major Roberto Armijo found a window to head out to Pecks Pond to install a new sediment trap and collect spring water quality data. […]

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Stratigraphy & Tectonics Eastern NY Field Trip

April 30, 2015

RK Dunn Reports: Our Stratigraphy and Tectonics field trip last weekend was an examination of the full Paleozoic section of eastern New York. The section preserves both the Taconic and Acadian foreland basin sequences, or the stratigraphic evidence of Paleozoic mountain building. We started at 4:00 am […]

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