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Congratulations to our amazing Geology Undergrads who presented their work at CURO 2024!


Congratulations to our amazing Geology Undergrads who presented their work at CURO 2024 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, GA!

Talk Presentation:

  • Jay Mrazek - Preliminary Results from Fiber Optic Distributed temperature Sensing of an Alabama Cave System

Poster Presentation:

  • William Bell - Mineral Alteration of Lunar Simulants.
  • Sali Boyer - Mineral analysis of newly discovered granitic pegmatite: What it tells us about the Geologic history of the Elberton granite.
  • Blair Cowan - Quantifying Graviportality: Sauropod Locomotion and Normalizing Allometry.
  • Abigail Davis - Giant Barnacles as Keys to Unlocking Marine Shelf Conditions During the Middle Miocene Climatic Transition, Calvert Cliffs, Maryland.
  • Sophie Forbes - Using Sclerochronology to Examine Indigenous and Post-Contact Harvest of the Eastern Oyster on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • Olivia Francois - Identifying Minerals from Elberton Quarry by using SEM
  • Emma Head - ECO-Evolutionary relationships of Rugose Coral Morphology
  • Maddie Hurd - The Three-Dimensional Fault Structure Underlying Carnegie Rupes, Mercury.
  • Grace Lang - Elberton Granite: Classifying Pegmatite Anomaly with Photo-Microscopy
  • James Muilenburg -Topographic Expressions and Growth of Thrust Faults on Mercury.
  • Ruby Parcells - Did Chimborazo volcano cause the Late Antigue Little Ice Age or other climate changes at a regional to global scale.
  • Kianna Pillay - Effects of Environmental Parameters on Biodegradation of Malathion
  • Quentin Spencer, Davis Huber and Ben Kenney -The Effects of Climate Change on the Geomorphology of three Georgia Barrier Islands from 1988–2021: Sapelo, Blackbeard, and Cabretta.
  • Sierra Wermuth - Crystal Revelations: Unravelling Elberton Granitic Pegmatite via XRD Analysis.
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