Geosciences News

Katherine Guns Receives SCEC Grant

PhD student Katherine Guns received a $21,000 award from the Southern California Earthquake Center for her project, "Understanding strain accumulation and transfer between the SSAF, San Gorgonio Pass, and the ECSZ Part II. Geologic and geodetic observations along faults of the Eastern Transverse Ranges, Joshua Tree National Park, CA." The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) involves over 1,000 scientists at more than 60 institutions in its investigator-driven research program. SCEC funding supports research and education in seismology, tectonic geodesy, earthquake geology, computational science, and many interdisciplinary studies in earthquake science. Read more

Peter DeCelles is 2017 AGU Fellow

Professor Peter DeCelles is a 2017 American Geophysical Union Fellow. UA Geosciences now has seven AGU Fellows among our faculty. Each year since 1962, AGU has elected as Fellows members whose visionary leadership and scientific excellence have fundamentally advanced research in their respective fields.... Read more

Barbara Carrapa is 2017 GSA Fellow

Professor Barbara Carrapa was named a 2017 Geological Society of America fellow. Read more

Peter DeCelles to receive 2018 Pettijohn Medal

Peter DeCelles will receive the Society for Sedimentary Geology's 2018 Pettijohn Medal for excellence in sedimentology & stratigraphy.

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Clay Campbell ('BS 13) receives KU Fellowship

Alumnus Clay Campbell (BS '13) will receive the University of Kansas’ Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship. Self Graduate Fellowships are four-year awards to incoming or first-year doctoral students who demonstrate leadership, initiative and a passion for achievement. The fellowship covers full tuition and fees, provides graduate... Read more