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SIPERG returns to Portugal

In January 2019, Dr. Alan Wanamaker and PhD student Diana Thatcher started the new year with field work to Portugal, accompanied by collaborators, Dr. David Gillkin (Union College) and an undergraduate student from Union College, Alaina Chormann.  While in Portugal, the group visited a total of five caves in the central and southern parts of … Continue reading SIPERG returns to Portugal

CATEGORIES: Field Blog/News

SIPERG returns to Portugal

In January, Dr. Al Wanamaker joined collaborator, Dr. Rhawn Denniston (Cornell College), and several Portuguese collaborators to visit four caves in central and southern Portugal. Two of these caves are the subject of current research and two new caves were visited for potential future research. Al and Rhawn were tasked with reading loggers, collecting drip … Continue reading SIPERG returns to Portugal

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Congratulations to SIPERG’s Jared Ballew for earning his Master of Science degree

SIPERG would like to extend a hearty congratulations to SIPERG member, Jared Ballew, who recently sucessfully defended his Master’s thesis. Jared’s thesis was entitled “Refinement and utilization of the marine climate proxy Arctica islandica: An ideal replication strategy for stable isotope studies and an investigation into the shell growth and hydrographic variability of Georges Bank … Continue reading Congratulations to SIPERG’s Jared Ballew for earning his Master of Science degree