Monday, June 29, 2020

Dave Rudolph wins the 2020 Robert N. Farvolden Award

Headshot of Dave Rudolph

Dave Rudolph, Chair and a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, is the recipient of the 2020 Robert N. Farvolden Award for his research in groundwater management and innovative methods to monitor water resources in the face of changing land use and climate.

Monday, June 8, 2020

Dr. Keith Delaney awarded 2019 Outstanding Performance Award

Dr. Keith Delaney

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Delaney, Lecturer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences as being one of 15 recipients from Science of the 2019 Outstanding Performance Award.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Rising emissions are turning arctic permafrost into carbon source

Arctic regions have captured and stored carbon for tens of thousands of years, but a new study shows winter carbon emissions from the Arctic may now be putting more carbon into the atmosphere than is taken up by plants each year.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Innovative proposals will significantly transform teaching and learning in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Wordle of proposal words placed over map of the world
What happens when you combine a great opportunity such as the Dean of Science Undergraduate Teaching Initiative with a group of creative geoscientists striving to improve university education? You generate innovative ideas specifically designed to propel the future of education that embraces the next generation.
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Early ocean anoxia may have led to first mass extinction event

Dengying Formation (South China)

A new study by an international collaboration involving Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Brian Kendall suggests the world’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused by a widespread loss of dissolved oxygen in the Earth’s oceans.