Geology Research Projects

Little Wabash Project  

Little Wabash Project

Diane Burns, Ph.D and David Viertel, Ph.D study channel change along the Little Wabash River utilizing historical aerial photography and current survey work. Read more about this research project.

 

Wyoming's Casper Formation: Evolution of the Landscape Project

Diane Burns, Ph.D. and Josh Dye investigate the evolution of the sandstone units of the Casper Formation in Wyoming. Read more about this research project.

 

Soft Tissue Diagenesis Project

Diane Burns, Ph.D. and Dr. J. Mark Erickson (St. Lawrence University) research the diagenetic process that has occurred since burial to present-day of Panopea occidentalis (Meek and Hayden). Read more about this research project.