Keck Geology Consortium Projects: 2010-2011
[All projects pending funding approval - we will know sometime during the week of Jan 18th, 2010].
**The electronic application form will be activated in early January (we expect to do this the week of Jan 18th)**
Student application deadline will be Friday, February 5th, 2010.
1) Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming
Title: Formation of basement-involved foreland arches: Integrated structural and seismological research in the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming.
Faculty: Christine Siddoway and Megan Anderson (Colorado College); Eric Erslev (Univ. Wyoming)
Dates: July 11 and August 14 (5 weeks; participant stipend will be augmented due to the 5-week duration of the project)
2) Sierra Nevada, California
Title: Pluton-Wallrock Interactions in the Sequoia Region: Evaluating Crustal Contamination in the Early Sierran Arc.
Faculty: Jade Star Lackey (Pomona) and Staci Loewy (CSU Bakersfield)
Dates: July 8 - August 4, 2010
Title: Lake Hovsgol: An Integrative Natural Laboratory for Quaternary Tectonics, Glaciation, and Climate Change in Northern Mongolia.
Faculty: Amgalan B Bayasgalan (Tethys Mining LLC & Mongolian University of Science and Technology), Kurt Frankel (Georgia Institute of Technology), Anne Meltzer (Lehigh University), Karl Wegmann (North Carolina State University)
Dates: 12 July - 8 August, 2010
Title: Early Holocene Edifice Failure and Sector Collapse of Volcan Baru, Panama
Faculty: Tom Gardner (Trinity)
Dates: July 1 to July 30, 2010
5) Montana - Glacier National Park
Title: Geomorphologic and paleoenvironmental change in Glacier National Park, Montana
Faculty: Kelly MacGregor (Macalester) and Catherine Riihimaki (Drew University)
Dates: June 29 - July 27
Title: Interdisciplinary studies in the Critical Zone, Boulder Creek catchment, Front Range, Colorado
Faculty: David Dethier (Williams) and Will Ouimet (Amherst)
Dates: July 14 - August 11, 2010
Title: Sediment Dynamics & Environments in the lower Connecticut River
Faculty: Suzzane O'Connell (Wesleyan)
Dates: June 13 to July 10, 2010
Title: Exploring the Proterozoic Big Sky Orogeny in Southwest Montana
Faculty: Tekla Harms (Amherst), John Brady (Smith), Jack Cheney (Amherst)
Dates: July 24-August 20, 2010
9) Wyoming - Tetons
Title: Eocene Tectonic Evolution of the Teton Range, Wyoming
Faculty: John Craddock (Macalester)
Dates: ~1-30 July, 2010.