Geosciences News

The Colorado River’s unexpected carbon footprint

Professor Karl Flessa is co-author of a new study about the flooding of the dry Colorado riverbed. Read more

Lake Tanganyika Fisheries Declining From Global Warming

Professor Andrew Cohen is leading a team that has determined the decrease in fishery productivity in Lake Tanganyika since the 1950s is a consequence of global warming rather than just overfishing. Read the UA News story here. Read more

Stan Hart Receives AGU's Highest Honor

Geosciences Advisory Board member Stanley Hart has received the AGU 2016 William Bowie Medal, AGU’s highest honor. The Bowie Medal is given annually to one honoree in recognition for “outstanding contributions for fundamental geophysics and for unselfish cooperation in research.” Stan will be recognized at the AGU... Read more

Cherie Achilles Awarded Space Policy Internship

PhD Student Cherie Achilles was awarded a prestigious Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internship. Cherie will spend 10 weeks in Washington, D.C. working on space research policy under the aegis of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine's Space Studies Board.... Read more

Kate Metcalf Receives NSF EAPSI Fellowship

PhD student Kate Metcalf received an NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) fellowship. Kate is spending the summer in Beijing, working with Professor (and Geosciences adjunct faculty member) Ding Lin at the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research.... Read more