Geosciences News

AGU's EOS Pays Tribute to Lee Allison

EOS, a publication of the American Geophysical Union, features a tribute to the life and legacy of Lee Allison. "With his boundless energy and enthusiasm and his skill at bringing people together, Lee often served as the connector who enabled breakthroughs in geoinformatics. All of us will... Read more

Katherine Guns Receives NCALM Data

As a result of her successful Seed Proposal, PhD student Katherine Guns will receive Airborne Laser Swath Mapping data from the The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping for her project "Strain Drain along the Southern San Andreas Fault: Possible slip transfer through faults of... Read more

Daniel Portner wins AGU OSPA

Geophysics PhD student Daniel Portner won an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at the AGU fall meeting in December for his presentation New Finite-Frequency Teleseismic P-wave Tomography of the Anatolian Sub-continent and the Fate of the Subducted Cyprean Slab. OSPAs are awarded to promote, recognize and reward... Read more

Luke McGuire Receives 2017 Bisgrove Scholars Award

Assistant Professor Luke McGuire has been named a 2017 Bisgrove Scholar. Luke will receive $200,000 over two years for his proposal "Improving post-wildfire hazard assessments: Integrating emerging unmanned aerial systems technology with high resolution numerical models."

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Jessica Tierney’s paper on the Green Sahara in Science Advances

Associate Professor Jessica Tierney and a team of researchers have identified the climate pattern that generated a "Green Sahara" from 5,000 to 11,000 years ago. The region had 10 times the rainfall it does today. A paper on the research was published in Science Advances. Read the UA News... Read more