The Compass: Earth Science Journal of Sigma Gamma Epsilon is the peer-reviewed, official publication of the Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, an Earth Science honorary founded on March 30, 1915, at The University of Kansas. The Society was established to recognize scholarship and professionalism in the Earth Sciences with the objectives of scholastic, scientific, and professional advancement of its members and the extension of relations of friendship and assistance among colleges and universities which are devoted to the advancement of the Earth Sciences.

Current Issue: Volume 87, Issue 4 (2015)

Clinker site along U.S. Hwy 191 is the result of a coal seam fire which has pyro-metamorphosed the surrounding shales as the coal is consumed. Photo by Larry Davis.



Field and Petrographic Analysis of the Indian Peak-Caliente Caldera Complex at Condor and English Canyons in Eastern Nevada
Brennan Brunsvik, Chesley Gale, Mackenzie Cope, Jack Petersen, Sarah Zdanowski, Chapman White, Westan Robertson, Kate Kupfer, Spencer McConkie, Stevie McDermaid, Austin Bruckner, Jeff C.E. Yon, Jason Kaiser, and John S. MacLean

Clinker Site along U.S. Hwy 191


Larry E. Davis
Aaron W. Johnson
James C. Walters