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University of Nebraska at Omaha

Friday, Oct. 31, 2003

CONTACT: Beverly Newsam
University Affairs
(402) 554-2358

UNO Geoscientists to Present Research on Glaciation, River-Course Evolution Nov. 2-5 at National GSA Meeting

OMAHA - Two geoscientists from the Department of Geography/Geology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will present research Nov. 2-5 at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA).

Michael Bishop, an associate professor of geography/geology, and John Shroder, a professor of geography/geology, will be among approximately 7,200 geoscientists nationwide who are expected to attend the meeting. Held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, it will be the largest annual meeting in GSA history.

Bishop will discuss glaciation and relief production at K2 in the Karakoram Himalaya, and Shroder will share supercedent, river-course evolution with initiation of a tectonic aneurysm.

For more information, call Bishop at (402) 554-4808 or Shroder at (402) 554-2770, or visit the Web at The newsroom telephone number at the convention center will be (206) 219-4615.


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