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Experts see hope despite grim climate projections

Oct. 18, 2019

CU Boulder and NOAA scientists join panel discussion following Boulder screening of Ice on Fire, an HBO documentary.

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Instructors improve the accessibility of geology

Oct. 10, 2019

CU Boulder geologists are addressing one of their field’s big struggles, accommodating people with physical limitations.

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Will we stop the climate freight train?

June 25, 2019

I share the facts because I am a scientist; I take a stand because I am a parent and grandparent.

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Large Boulders help shape huge canyons, researchers find

June 4, 2019

CU Boulder geology grad students show how boulders influence canyon formation.

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CU Boulder’s geoscientists, ranked world’s best, showcase rock-it science

Feb. 5, 2019

From glacial landslides to the secrets of beaver dams, world’s top geoscientists present latest science at international conference If you take a stroll through the Benson Earth Sciences building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, you will see a banner in the building’s foyer above the clock made of...

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Major gift buttresses geology department’s stratospheric stature

Dec. 10, 2018

Paul Rady’s loose connection with CU Boulder became considerably tighter when CU President Bruce Benson approached his friend about supporting an endowed faculty position in geology.

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Alumnus finds generational synchronicities in geology

Sept. 28, 2018

Grandson following footsteps of legendary CU Boulder geologist Mary Oswald Griffitts.

Sarah Black, who recently completed her PhD in Geological Sciences at CU Boulder, collects water samples from Laguna Caliente.

Microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake could hold clues to life on Mars

May 2, 2018

Researchers have discovered a single species of bacteria living in a volcanic lake that may rank as one of the harshest environments on Earth

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What's up, and what's going down, with hogbacks

Feb. 21, 2018

'The cool thing is that this was motivated by looking at the hogbacks right outside our windows; no one had explained their shape before,' says Rachel Glade

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Dust storms linked to gas escape from Martian atmosphere

Jan. 24, 2018

Rising air during global dust storms on Mars hoists water vapor high in the the planet's atmosphere, new research shows.