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APSU Geosciences Professors bring new geologic insights to Nevada’s high desert region

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The high desert region of Northeastern Nevada is known for its sparse, khaki-colored landscape, but if you happened to be passing through the area eight to 16 million years ago, it would have looked completely different.

“Our research indicates that Northeastern Nevada was transected by a greater than 190-kilometer-long fault zone bordering grasslands with rivers and lakes where ancient rhinoceroses, camels, and horses grazed in the shadow of a series of large, explosive volcanoes that periodically erupted voluminous hot clouds of volcanic ash that torched the landscape,” Dr. Phyllis Camilleri, Austin Peay State University professor of geology, said.

Camel Bone.

Camel Bone.

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APSU professor Jack Deibert publishes book on historic 1868 survey of Wyoming

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1871, geologist Ferdinand Hayden led the first federally funded geological survey into the Yellowstone region of northwestern Wyoming.

His findings, along with the work of his survey team, were instrumental in convincing Congress to establish Yellowstone as the first U.S. National Park, but a new book by Dr. Jack Deibert, Austin Peay State University professor of geology, sheds light on the historical significance of Hayden’s earlier journey into this region.

APSU professor Dr. Jack Deibert

APSU professor Dr. Jack Deibert

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APSU Employees share recent plaudits

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Gregg Steinberg, professor of health and human performance and a sports psychologist, is a regular contributor every Tuesday to the show “Talk of the TOUR” on the PGA Tour radio on XM/Sirius. «Read the rest of this article»

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Several APSU faculty, staff spotlighted for Achievements

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University were noted recently for various accomplishments.

Dr. Phyllis A. Camilleri and Dr. Jack Deibert, both professors of geology and geography, and Sue Breeden, analyst in the GIS Center, will present their research, titled “Preliminary Geologic Mapping and Quaternary Faulting of the Western Margin of the Grant Range, East-Central Nevada,” at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, October 9th-12th in Minneapolis, MN. «Read the rest of this article»

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Three APSU faculty recognized for their efforts

 

Austin Peay State UniversityThree faculty members at Austin Peay State University have recent noteworthy accomplishments.

Dr. Jack Deibert, professor of geosciences, has been appointed by Governor Phil Bredesen to serve on the state’s Solid Waste Disposal Control Board of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The primary function of the Solid Waste Disposal Control Board is to hear appeals of department actions in enforcement and permitting, and to promulgate regulations in hazardous waste, solid waste and Superfund. «Read the rest of this article»

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