Every summer our geosciences students conduct field and lab work. This past summer REU student Jennah Ruebans conducted a 10-week project looking at the geologic structure of wetlands on eastern Kentucky ridgetops near Cave Run Lake.
Retired professor of hydrogeology, Dr. Ralph O. Ewers, was bestowed the honor of becoming a Fellow of the Geological Society of America at the 2017 Annual Meeting on October 22. According to GSA, “Society Fellowship is an honor bestowed on the best of our profession in recognition of their distinguished contributions to the geosciences.” Dr.
Six students from EKU's Department of Geosciences journeyed to Murray State University to present their undergraduate research at the annual conference of the Kentucky Academy of Science. For the second straight year, EKU Geosciences swept the awards for the Geology oral presentation session.
Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida. Now Jose and Maria are hurricanes looming in the Atlantic. What do these extreme weather events mean and are they related to global climate change? Dr. Don Yow, a professor in the Department of Geosciences, is an expert on weather and climate and teaches meteorology for EKU.