Geosciences News

George Davis's Preparation for Geology Field Camp Course Welcomes Guest Presenters

On January 30, Chuck Albanese, former Dean of Architecture and President of Patronanto San Xavier, led Professor George Davis's Preparation for Geology Field Camp course in a seminar on how to see and sketch. Retired Geosciences Professor Peter Kresan will be doing a presentation on photography during a later course meeting. Dr. Kresan... Read more

Iceland Rises as Its Glaciers Melt From Climate Change

Graduate student Kathleen Compton, Professor Richard Bennett and a team of scientists report that with Iceland's glaciers melting faster, the crust near the glaciers is rebounding at an accelerated rate. See the full story in UA News. Read more

Barbara Carrapa Awarded Grant

Associate Professor of Geosciences Barbara Carrapa has been awarded a new grant from the National Geographic Society to work on the uplift history of Cerro Aconcagua (6962 m) in Argentina and its implications for Andean mountain building. PhD student Elizabeth Balgord and colleagues will be in the Aconcagua region... Read more

Shaunna Morrison interviewed on KGUN 9

Geosciences PhD student Shaunna Morrison was interviewed by KGUN 9, discussing her work identifying minerals on Mars. Read more

Joellen Russell Selected as 1885 Society Distinguished Scholar

Associate Professor Joellen Russell has been selected as an 1885 Society Distinguished Scholar. Selected annually, 1885 Distinguished Scholars are recognized for demonstrating leadership and innovation in their respective fields. A committee of University Distinguished Professors and Regents' Professors from across campus selects the 1885 Society Distinguished... Read more