Author Archives: BenG

About BenG

Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech.

Photo of lab member Ava Menza feature in Roanoke Times article on the Dan River Coal Fly Ash Spill

A photo of lab member Ava Menza was featured in Roanoke Times article on the Dan River Coal Fly Ash Spill today. Photo credit: The Roanoke Times | File July Here’s a link to the article: One report puts Dan … Continue reading

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New paper out on the Fransian-Fammenian Extinctions

Some of my collaborators and I have a new paper out in the journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology about the role of the development euxinic waters – oxygen deficient and hydrogen sulfide containing – in the Late Devonian extinction events. Click … Continue reading

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VT Sedimentary Geochemistry Group at GSA 2104

I’ve just returned from the Geological Society of America (GSA) annual conference.  It was held this week (October 19-22) in Vancouver, British Columbia and my PhD student Teddy Them and I attended. It turned out to be a great meeting … Continue reading

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