Tags:  Earth Sciences

Thu Apr 10, 2014
Oswego researcher wins NSF grant to probe mass-extinction puzzle

SUNY Oswego earth sciences faculty member and paleontologist Diana Boyer has received a three-year, $52,000 National Science Foundation grant to advance understanding of a mass extinction whose evidence lies in ancient layers of black shale in Western New York and Eastern Ohio.



Wed Apr 10, 2013
New lake-effect study to fly into heart of storms

SUNY Oswego meteorology faculty member Scott Steiger and students next winter will study lake-effect snow up close and personal thanks to $320,000 from the National Science Foundation and an armada of instrument-loaded vehicles, including an airplane to fly into the heart of the storms.



Thu Sep 16, 2010
Professor, students study carbon-rich rocks for clues to mass extinction

The burrows of ancient, squishy animals, preserved in what now is black shale in Upstate New York, may tell SUNY Oswego paleontologist Diana Boyer and some of her students part of a story of marine life extinction more than 300 million years ago.



Thu Jul 29, 2010
Video: Oswego installs wind turbine to go Laker green

Still from wind turbine installation video.Against a blue sky on the morning of July 29, crews installed the latest step in SUNY Oswego’s green effort: a wind turbine that will provide an estimated 40,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year from atop Lee Hall.



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