Monthly Archives: December 2012

Field trip to Gordonsville and Elmwood Zinc Mines

On Nov. 30th, undergraduate students in the Mineralogy and Petrology class had an incredible opportunity to study minerals in their natural habitat, the Gordonsville and Elmwood underground mines. Led by Dr. Leimer and TTU alumni Josh Gentry, nine students and … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts visit the Earth Science Department for Geology Day

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, was an exciting opportunity for students in the Earth Science Department to share their knowledge with over 25 girl scouts. Accompanied by parents and troop leaders, the girls visited the department to learn more about the geosciences … Continue reading

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Core Donation from the Army Corps of Engineers

A special thank-you to geologist Mark Elson and the Army Corps of Engineers in Nashville, TN for donating ten boxes of core to the Earth Science Department and Sedimentary Geology lab! Four students and Dr. Wolak (who enjoys writing about … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Tennessee Tech Earth Sciences blog! Here you will find updates and news about the department, including field trips, ongoing research, club activities and general departmental happenings.  To learn more about the Earth Science Department, please visit our … Continue reading

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