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Research is Just a Trip to the Beach for New Geology Professor

Lead Image: Laura Moore

Assistant Professor of Geology Laura Moore never imagined that her career would center around frequent trips to the beach. But that's exactly where the newest member of Oberlin's geology department does her field work, studying the processes that change the Earth's coastal environments.
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Breathing Easier: Chemistry Professor Studies Ways to Lower Air Pollution

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry Matthew Elrod uses his research to fight air pollution and to improve federal standards of air quality control. Elrod, who works in the field of laboratory atmospheric science, studies the chemical processes that cause elevated levels of ozone in the Earth's atmosphere. Research such as Elrod's has been instrumental in enforcing the Clean Air Act of 1970, and keeping the topic of air pollution on the mind of many Americans. Read more about Elrod and his research in the newest Faculty Observation.
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