Professor Eric Small receives 2017 Governor's High Impact Research Award

Sept. 19, 2017

Congratulations to Eric Small. His research on GPS reflection and its application to measurement of soil moisture and snow depth earns 2017 Governor's Award .

Professor Joe Smyth received the Abraham Gottlob Werner medal from the German Mineralogical Society

Sept. 19, 2017

The Abraham Gottlob Werner Medal in silver is the highest award of the German Mineralogical Society and honours outstanding contributions to research in mineralogy and closely related fields. The 2017 medal is awarded to Joseph (Joe) R. Smyth, Professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado (USA). Joe’s research...


Benson Earth Sciences Building celebrates 20th anniversary

Sept. 15, 2017

Join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the building that the Geological Sciences Department calls home.

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CU's Dr. Rebecca Flowers joins the 2017-18 EarthScope Speaker Series

Sept. 1, 2017

Rebecca Flowers presents her work on "Deep-time hypsometric history of the North American continental interior and implications for mantle dynamics" in the EarthScope Speaker Series.


CU Ranked #1 in Geosciences by the Center for World University Rankings

Aug. 24, 2017

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Down to Earth With: Paleoclimatologist Gifford H. Miller

June 30, 2017

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Increased Seismic Instrumentation Provides Insight into the Rio Grande Rift

June 13, 2017

Short term, higher resolution patterns of seismicity observed using increased density of seismic stations expand our understanding of the structure and seismic activity associated the Rio Grande Rift.


Modern River Piracy

April 17, 2017

CIRES researcher co-authors study on impact of retreating Yukon glacier.

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CU-Boulder ranks #2 for "Best Global Universities for Geosciences"

Oct. 25, 2016

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Down to Earth With: Hydrogeologist Shemin Ge

Sept. 14, 2016