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New York State Geological Association 2021 Field Trips are free registration this year! Friday, September 24th – Sunday, September 26th

New Agglutinated and Calcareous foraminifera images from the Givetian Oatka Shale and Onondaga Limestone, Appalachian Deltaic sequences in western NY.

While conducting simple maceration experiments with quaternary surfactants on the local shale here in Western New York I stumbled upon something pretty amazing. Microtectites! The search for their location in the Rhinestreet Member of the West Falls group continues with the help of undergraduate student, Cody Kowalski, retired  SUNY Fredonia professor, Gary Lash, and West Valley NYSERDA Program Director, Paul Bembia….