Photo to the left: Wilbur C. Holland circa 1930, founding father of the Carolina Geological Society.
It was 75 years ago, in 1937, that Wilbur C. Holland, then Geology Professor at Furman University, founded the Carolina Geological Society (CGS) to create an active community of geologists in the area. The main purpose of the society [...]
The South Carolina Geological Survey recently published the Geologic map of Campobello, South Carolina (GQM 51). It is available to the public at:
This publication is the result of geologic mapping done in Summer 2010 by Earth and Environmental Sciences majors Alyssa Wickard and Rhonda Chan Soo, supervised by Dr. Ranson [...]
John M. Garihan just published the Geologic map of the Landrum 7.5-minute quadrangle with the support of the SC Geologic Survey. It is available to the public through the SCDNR website, along with 12 other 1:24,000 scale maps mapped by J. Garihan and W. A. Ranson in upstate South Carolina. These GQM and MS series [...]
Dr. Garihan and Dr. Ranson lead a group of 8 students on a field trip to study the Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Geology starting from Virginia and ending at the Adirondacks in Upstate New York. Their trip highlights include among other things, a study of mountain top removal and its impacts, geology and geomorphology of [...]