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Rare diamond inclusion points to hydrous conditions deep inside Earth

Peter Molnar awarded 2014 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences

White heads NRC panel on impact of sudden variations in climate

CU-led Maven Mars mission launches successfully in November

Graduate Student Ulyana Horodyskyj on Fulbright Fellowship to Nepal

Study shows unprecedented warmth in the Arctic

Amount of dust blown across the West is increasing

Water-rock reaction may provide enough hydrogen to sustain life below the ocean floor

Kevin Mahan receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Earth still absorbing CO2 as emissions rise

Department hires new microprobe manager

Unusual volcanic episode triggered Little Ice Age

LASP scientists elected as AGU fellows

GPS uncovers possible Southwest quake risk

Insects hear with help from some very unusual ears

Rachel Shaak, Matt Pranter, and Gus Gustason are recognized for their excellent technical presentation at the 2011 SEPM Annual Meeting for their work on the sequence stratigraphy of the lower Williams Fork Formation in the Piceance Basin.

Ben Herber, recent CU graduate, received the best poster award at the June 2011 AAPG-Rocky Mountain Section Convention for his paper titled
"3D Seismic Interpretation of a Meteorite Impact, Red Wing Creek Field, Williston Basin, western North Dakota."

Research conducted through Matt Pranter's Reservoir Characterization and Modeling Laboratory (RCML) among those highlighted

Matt Pranter part of team that researches Niobrara in Rockies - an unconventional reservoir that joins list of "Hot Shales". Read AAPG Explorer article

Ancient alligators and giant tortoises on Ellesmere Island

Paul Weimer is elected President of the AAPG

Rebecca Flowers receives NSF Career Award

A Colorado cave might hold a key to extraterrestrial life forms

Anne Sheehan - New Zealand ocean bottom seismometer experiment

Stern Receives Honorary Degree From Universidad de Magallanes

Evidence For Ancient Lake On Mars


Rockies Mystery Solved by New Mountain-Creation Theory?

How the Rocky Mountain Range Got Its Midsection

Greenland Ice Core Analysis Shows Drastic Climate Change Near End Of Last Ice Age

Ice flow alone explains why fjords are cut so deep - Full Published pdf | News & Views

Global Earthquake Fatalities Expected To Rise

Chile's Erupting Chaiten Volcano One Of Scores Of Active Volcanoes In Region, Says CU-Boulder Prof. Charles Stern - AP Link to story

New dates for Grand Canyon


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