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News & Announcements
Geology Open Night - Professor Dan Davis will be delivering a lecture entitled "The Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011: What Have We Learned?" on Friday, 02/27/15 at 7:30pm in ESS 001
Dr. Robert Lander, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Lecturer, will be delivering a lecture entitled "Model the Rock! Using Diagenesis Simulation for Rock Property Prediction" on Friday, 03/06/15 at 12:00pm in the Hanson Seminar Room (ESS 123).
Geosciences Department Newsletter
Celebrating Robert Cooper Liebermann
Professor Joel Hurowitz named Deputy PI for Mars 2020 Rover Instrument
PhD Student Yuyan (Sara) Zhao selected for Prestigious Dwornik Award
Professor Timothy Glotch to lead NASA funded research team
Professor Martin Schoonen named Chairman of the Environmental Sciences Department at BNL
Professors John Parise and Artem Oganov pursue Materials Genome Initiative
Professor Deanne Rogers finds evidence for past groundwater on Mars
Professor Robert Liebermann accepts Edward A. Flinn Award
Professor Scott McLennan selected for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Team