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Allmon sheds light on "paleontologist's paradise," Ithaca, NY.

The New Yorker science journalist Peter Brannen's trek across state of New York provides him with...

Durkin receives award for outstanding presentation from the European Geosciences Union

PhD candidate, Joey Durkin, selected for an Outstanding Student Poster and PICO Award at the...

Kim receives Student Award from SSA

Doyeon Kim PhD '18 chosen to receive a 2018 Student Award from the Seismological Society of America.

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Did you know?

Pearl Gertrude Sheldon’s (A.B., 1908, M.A. 1909, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Ph.D., 1911) early research into shale fractures in the 1920s laid the groundwork for much of the North American shale gas exploration. Sheldon, a structural geology student spent several years afoot in the region around the Taughannock State Park and was a founding member of the Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca.