Students Prepare for Geological Society of America Presentations (Part 1)


Maxwell Meadows, a senior student in the Department of Geological Sciences, began a study of trace elements enrichment within agricultural farmland of Lebanon, CT under the supervision of Dr. Oyewumi.  He is seen here collecting soil within agricultural farmland with the overall goal of examining trace element enrichment and possible impact on the hydrologic systems. Results of his research will be presented at the forthcoming Northeast Conference of the Geological Society of America in Pittsburgh, PA. You can read Max’s abstract here.


Scene @CCSU Highlights Eclipse Viewing Preparation


[Picture of a total solar eclipse seen in Egypt. Credit: K. Larsen]

This week’s Scene@CCSU column in the New Britain Herald focuses on the upcoming Great American Eclipse. Remember that the Copernican Observatory and Planetarium website offers links on how to safely view the partial eclipse that will be seen from Connecticut!