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Department of Geology and Geophysics|College of Arts & Sciences
 

Department News

Granite Mountains in central WyomingUW Scientists Gain Supervolcano Insights from Wyoming Granite
June 2, 2016 — Geophysical monitoring of the ground above active supervolcanoes shows that it rises and falls as magma moves beneath the surface of the Earth.

 


A burner using the biogas from a reactorUW Team Awarded First Rachel Carson Center Interdisciplinary Fellowship
June 2, 2016 — Carrick Eggleston, Professor of Geology and Geophysics, and Sarah Strauss, Professor of Anthropology, were recently awarded the first Interdisciplinary Fellowship with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.

  

Kacy PatrickGraduate Student Kacy Patrick Receives Grant and Award
May 2, 2016 — Graduate student Kacy Patrick received an Evolving Earth Foundation grant as well as the Kenneth E. and Annie Caster Award from the Paleontological Society.

  

  

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Video Highlight

Predicting the Future of the Ice Sheet Under a Warming Climate
(Neil Humphrey and students)

A summer field season on the Greenland Ice Sheet, viewed as a video montage by alumnus Joel Harrington. The science project aims to improve our understanding of glacial dynamics to allow us to better predict the future of the Ice Sheet under a warming climate. Video originally filmed and edited by Joel Harrington. 

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Student Highlight

Graduate students Jason Alexander and Mat Dunlop were both recently awarded research grants from the Geological Society of America.

Faculty Highlight

Professors Ellen Currano and Cliff Riebe both received Extraordinary Merit Awards from College of Arts & Sciences

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