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geological sciences field courses
Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas field course

volcanoes of the eastern sierra nevadas

Field course at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

field geology and paleoanthropology in tanzania

G420 Regional Tectonic field trip

regional tectonic
field trip

G429 Field Course

field geology in the rocky mountains

Summer field courses at the IU Geologic Field Station

geology, hydrology, and geochemistry
in the rocky mountains


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In Memory: Professor Emeritus Donald Hattin
Don Hattin

Professor Emeritus Donald Hattin passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24, 2016 in Bloomington Indiana.

Dr. Hattin joined the Department of Geological Sciences at Indiana University as an Assistant Professor in 1954 and remained with us until his retirement in 1995.

He received a B.S. in Geology from the University of Massachusetts-Amhers in 1950, an M.S. in Geology from the University of Kansas in 1952, and a Ph.D. in Geology from KU in 1954.

A celebration of Dr. Hattin’s life and work will be held on Saturday, July 23rd at 11:30 am in the Tudor Room at the IU Memorial Union, with a reception to follow in the University club rooms. Click here for more information.

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