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401APS March Meeting, 5/5/2014, 7:00 pm

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  • alabamapaleo@yahoogroups.com
    May 4 12:01 PM
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      Reminder from: alabamapaleo Yahoo Group
       
      Title: APS March Meeting
       
      Date: Monday May 5, 2014
      Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (GMT+00:00)
      Location: Birmingham Zoo Auditorium
      Notes: TOPIC: "Birmingham Iron Ore: solving the ironstone enigma"

      SPEAKER: Tim Chowns, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of West Georgia

      ABSTRACT: Dr. Tim Chowns is a professor emeritus in the Department of Geosciences at the University of West Georgia. A native of England, Dr. Chowns joined the Geology Department in 1973 after teaching for five years at the University of Georgia. He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Leicester and a PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (both in England).
      Over the years he has taught classes in Physical Geology, Historical Geology and Oceanography as part of the core curriculum as well as classes for geology majors in his areas of specialization; Stratigraphy, Sedimentation and Microscope studies.
      His research includes papers on the origin of geodes, the origin of sedimentary ironstones (especially the Birmingham iron ores), deep structure beneath the Georgia coastal plain and changes on the Georgia coast resulting from rising sea levels. .

      PRESENTATION TIME: 7:00 pm.

      LOCATION: Birmingham Zoo -- Auditorium
      For directions to the Zoo, see the Zoos Website at http://www.birminghamzoo.com

      Note: We will have three boxes of Jim Lacefields new edition of Lost Worlds in Alabama Rocks in case you want to get extra copies as gifts. The price will be discounted at $30 per copy.

      **Web Address: http://alabamapaleo.org/Alabama_Paleontological_Society.html **
       
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