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We will be meeting in room 090/070 in OSU's 18th Avenue Library.

 

Date:  04/02/14 - 6:30pm

 

Topic: Ice Age Ohio

 

Summary:

We will look at the effects (erosional and depositional) glaciers had on the landscape, discuss theories for the causes of glaciation, review the animals that lived in Ohio during the Ice Age and end with a look at a dig near Findlay, Ohio, that produced many fossil bones.

 

About our speaker:

Dale Gnidovec, Curator of OSU's Orton Geological Museum:

I am Curator of OSU's Orton Geological Museum where I take care of over 54,000 rocks, minerals and fossils and the exhibit hall and identify rocks, minerals, fossils, and bones. I speak to over 3,000 people a year including elementary through high school classes, Scouts and other youth groups, at parks, libraries, nature centers, retirement communities and clubs, and I teach an Earth History course at OSU. I also write a geology column that appears periodically in The Columbus Dispatch.

 

 

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