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  • AIPG 6th Annual Conference Recap

    AIPG 6th Annual Conference Recap

    The Conference was a great success and opportunity for all that attended to learn about the depositional environment and future development of the black shales in the Appalachian Basin in Ohio. The conference consisted of two (2) parts:

    •             Short Course, core study workshop and field trip on April 27, 2015
    •             Technical Session and networking on April 28 and 29, 2015

    Please click on the title or here for details, photographs, and more!

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  • Attention Students! OGS Scholarship!

    The Ohio Geological Society (OGS) is sponsoring three $1,500.00 Scholarships for the coming academic year.  Two are to be awarded to children or grandchildren of members of the OGS.  A third may be awarded to a Student Member of the Society (or a child/grandchild of a member, if no Student Member Applicants are qualified).  The awards will be determined by the OGS Scholarship Committee and announced at the May 15, 2015 meeting of the Society.  The award will be paid directly to the student, not to the educational institution.  These are one year awards, and will not be automatically renewed, however, the student may apply for any subsequent year’s OGS Scholarship(s) as they are announced.

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  • Illinois State Geological Society - 2014 Fall Field Conference

    The Great Lakes Section of the Society for Sedimentary Geology (GLS-SEPM) have annouced their 2014 Fall Field Conference, which will take place on October 3 through October 5, 2014 in Cuyahoga and Summit Counties here in Ohio.  The Conference, sponsored by GLS-SEPM, the Northern Ohio Geological Society, and the Ohio Geological Society, includes a guided tour of outcrops of Upper Devonian black shale and associated strata, and will be led by Gordon Baird, Joe Hannibal, and John Wicks.  Additional information is available on the GLS-SEPM website:

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  • New OGS Publication

    <p>Recent release of Ohio’s Geology in Core and Outcrop—A Field Guide for Citizens and Environmental and Geotechnical Investigators (Information Circular 63). Designed for a wide audience and use indoors and in the field, this publication is the most comprehensive publication on Ohio’s surficial and near-surface bedrock units ever released by the Ohio Geological Survey.</p>

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