October 4, 2011
Professors discover magnetic rocks in nearby Bedford county.
Tatiana Gilstrap, assistant professor of enviornmental studies and physics at Randolph College, has co-authored with James Keane, adjunct professor of environmental sciences at Lynchburg College, an article, "Delineation of mafic intrusions near Bedford (Virginia, USA) using geological and geophysical methods" in Enviromental Earth Sciences .
The authors used multiple geological and geophysical methods to delineate the locations of multiple mafic intrusions at the Claytor Nature Study Center (CNSC) near Bedford, VA. Their work was a part of an investigation of the groundwater hydrology of CNSC that was launched in 2007.
More on the article is available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/017l08j13xx113w5/