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
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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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
PhD student Rachel Cajigas has received an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award to complete her geoarchaeology research at the La Playa site in Mexico. Rachel's dissertation research investigates the earliest agricultural technology in the Southwest United States/Northwest Mexico region and evaluates local environmental impacts to determine... Read more