A UMR faculty member and Ph.D. student will present research papers at the joint meeting of the Northeastern and Southeastern Sections of the Geological Society of America March 25-27 at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner in Washington, D.C.
Presenting research papers at the meeting are Dr. John P. Hogan, associate professor of geology and geophysics, and James Mataragio, a graduate student in geology and geophysics.
Hogan will present "The Role of Granite in Assembling the Crust of Eastern Coastal Maine" and Mataragio will present "Initial ND-SR Isotopic Composition of Granite Plutons From Eastern and Central Maine: Implications For Terrane Accretion."
The papers will be presented during the session theme, "Peri-Gondwanan Terranes of the Appalachians."
Note to media: Abstracts containing information about the research can be obtained from the UMR Office of Public Relations, phone (573) 341-4328.