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October 21, 2019
A new study led by Yale University confirms a long-held theory about the last great mass extinction event in history and how it affected Earth’s oceans. The findings may...
August 22, 2019
Sadly Brian Skinner, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geology & Geophysics, passed away on August 21st.  He was 90 years old.  Brian was a pioneer in mineralogy...
August 19, 2019
Only 0.1% of AGU members (of which there are about 60,000) are elected to Fellow in any given year.  John joins 5 other AGU fellows in our Department.  He’ll receive...
August 15, 2019
Earth’s early oceans appear not to have been as hot as some have suggested. The oxygen isotope composition of marine carbonates has changed markedly over the past 3.5...