David Budd receives Honorary Membership in the SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology

June 3, 2019

David Budd receives Honorary Membership in the SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology which acknowledges excellence in professional achievements and extraordinary service to the Society. Candidates must be active members of the national Society; recognized as having made outstanding research, teaching, or administrative contributions to paleontology, sedimentology, stratigraphy or allied disciplines;...

Congratulations to Lon Abbott and Rachel Glade for winning Marinus Smith award.

April 30, 2019

Assistant Professor Lizzy Trower's latest work shows that abrasion of sand is a significant source of carbonate mud throughout Earth history.

April 16, 2019

2018 O.E. Meinzer Award Presented to Professor Shemin Ge

April 2, 2019

Dr. Carolyn Crow is part of one of the teams selected to analyze never opened lunar samples

March 19, 2019

Dr. Carolyn Crow is part of one of the teams selected to analyze never opened lunar samples from the Apollo missions to the Moon. She is a co-principal investigator on the team led by Jessica Barns at the University of Arizona that focuses on hydrogen-bearing minerals in lunar soil. Here...

Assistant Professor Leilani Arthurs and colleagues from two other institutions were awarded a $3 million NSF-IUSE grant:

March 14, 2019

Assistant Professor Leilani Arthurs and colleagues from two other institutions were awarded a $3 million NSF-IUSE grant: Collaborative Research: IUSE: EHR: Promoting Research-based Instructional Methods for Enhancing and Reforming STEM Education (PRIMERS). The goal of the project is to move undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics instructors towards more learner-centered...

Professors Irina Overeem and Giff Miller and their colleagues just published a commentary in Future Earth on impacts of Arctic warming.

March 8, 2019

Professors Irina Overeem and Giff Miller and their colleagues just published a commentary in Future Earth on impacts of Arctic warming . Highlights can be found in an NSIDC press release: https://nsidc.org/news/newsroom/arctic-change-has-widespread-impacts . An additional article is at: Eos: Modeling the melting permafrost

Professor Jaelyn Eberle publishes work on the northernmost marsupial known to science.

Feb. 20, 2019

Associate Professor Irina Overeem's postdoc work published in Nature Sustainability

Feb. 13, 2019

CU press: https://www.colorado.edu/today/2019/02/11/sand-glacial-melt-could-be-greenlands-economic-salvation Nature Sustainability: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-018-0218-6 New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/02/11/world/europe/11reuters-climatechange-greenland.html Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-greenland/as-ice-melts-greenland-could-become-big-sand-exporter-study-idUSKCN1Q01YG

Assistant Professor Mike Willis - Greenland Ice Melting Four Times Faster Than in 2003

Jan. 23, 2019

The research of Assistant Professor Mike Willis has recently been recognized in several media outlets. CIRES - Greenland Ice Melting Four Times Faster Than in 2003 PNAS - Accelerating changes in ice mass within Greenland, and the ice sheet’s sensitivity to atmospheric forcing BBC - Satellites saw rapid Greenland ice...

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