Dr. Rex Hanger and 5 Geology Students Attend the North Central GSA Conference
5 geology students travelled to Kalamazoo, Michigan with Dr. Rex Hanger May 1-3, 2013 to attend and present research at the 2013 North Central Geological Society of America Conference. Here is a listing of all the projects presented by our students and faculty:
- Caitlin Blahnik (above, right) and Rex Hanger - "Mouth-Size Estimation of the Shark, Petalodus Ohioensis, from the Hughes Creek Shale (Carboniferous) of Southeastern Nebraska"
- Ellen Jilek (above, right), Stephanie Bessler, Ethan Eichstedt-Anderson, Leon Arriola, and Prajukti Bhattacharyya - "Numerical Modeling and Experimental Observations of Lava Flow Cooling"
- Daryl Johnson (above, right), Shane Wulf (above, left), and Rex Hanger - "Size-Frequency Distribution and Taphonomy of Brachiopoda from the Hughes Creek Shale (Carboniferous) of Southeast Nebraska"
- Shane Wulf (above, left), Daryl Johnson (above, right), and Rex Hanger - "Testing Species-Abundance Models of the Hughes Creek Shale (Carboniferous) of Southeastern Nebraska"
- Matthew Schmus (above), Prajukti Bhattacharyya, and David Hart - "Effects of Fractures on Groundwater Flow Today"