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The Geo Club in the North Fork Valley of Pendleton County,
West Virginia, sitting atop a nearly vertical layer of the
Tuscarora Quartzite formation.
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Geosciences Department Newsletter
Professors John Parise and Artem Oganov pursue Materials Genome Initiative
Professor Deanne Rogers finds evidence for past groundwater on Mars
Professor Robert Liebermann accepts Edward A. Flinn Award
Professor Scott McLennan selected for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Team