Monday, August 24, 2015. 1 - 2 PM, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Allan Lerner (M.S., Geology). "Insights into the Geochemical Evolution of the Youngest Toba Tuff (Sumatra, Indonesia) Magma Chamber using Zircon-hosted Melt Inclusions"
Ed Brook, an internationally recognized paleoclimatologist at Oregon State University, analyzes tiny air bubbles trapped within ice cores from Antarctica's Taylor Glacier. These bubbles contain ancient atmosphere—the keys to helping scientists reconstruct past climate scenarios and understand future scenarios. Learn more in this video short.
The U.S. Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists has awarded Michael Campana its inaugural International Service Award. Presentation of the award will be in Baltimore in November. Congratulations Dr. Campana!!
CEOAS Marine Techs Johna Winters and Croy Carlin (in the green hard hats) on the USCGC Healy on a cruise to support a group of 50 international scientists studying the rapidly changing chemistry of the Arctic Ocean.
International Potluck Dinner hosted by Larry Becker for students in Geography of International Development & Globalization (GEO 330). This is a Writing Intensive Course (WIC) designated course. Each year Larry invite students in the class to his house for a dinner. Students are encouraged—but not required—to bring a dish from the country that they are focusing on for the term. Each student selects one country in the Global South to which s/he applies the various concepts and topics introduced throughout the term, culminating in a term paper on a geography of development theme.