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Geosciences Professor Selected as Editor of Prestigious 2020 Election Atlas

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Fiona Davidson, associate professor of geography and geosciences, will be serving as one of the three senior editors of the upcoming prestigious ATLAS of the 2020 Presidential Election.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Points of Pride Politics & Government Research & Innovation Science Department of Geosciences

Climate Patterns Linked in Amazon, North and South America, Study Shows

Friday, October 09, 2020

A tree-ring chronology developed by U of A researchers established a connection between precipitation in the Amazon and the Americas.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Department of Geosciences

'Picture A Scientist' Documentary Available for Free Viewing Sept. 18-25

Monday, September 14, 2020

Register by Sept. 18 to watch the documentary Picture a Scientist between Sept. 18 and 25. It chronicles the work of women in science and the workplace challenges they've overcome.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events Research & Innovation Science Department of Geosciences

Sea-Level Rise Linked to Higher Water Tables Along California Coast

Friday, August 21, 2020

The effect, called shoaling, could push freshwater closer to the surface, putting infrastructure at coastal seaports and national airports at risk.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Department of Geosciences

Arkansas Receives $20 million Grant for Data Analytics Collaboration, Network

Monday, June 15, 2020

U of A professor Jack Cothren is science director for the grant, helping lead scientists from nine Arkansas institutions in developing the new data network.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Research & Innovation Awards Research & Innovation Science Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Department of Geosciences

Researcher to Study How Economically Important Ore Deposits Are Formed

Friday, May 15, 2020

Adriana Potra, an associate professor, is developing research that will improve our understanding of where and how Mississipi Valley-type ores form and, possibly, lead to discoveries of new deposits.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Department of Geosciences

Geosciences' Fred Limp Presents Training on Online Education to Archaeological Society

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Society for American Archaeology recently asked Fred Limp to present a lecture in their online series on dealing with the strategies that can be used to quickly move classes online.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Distance Education Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Outreach & Volunteering Science Department of Geosciences

Geosciences Students Win Semifinal Imperial Barrel Award, Advance to International Competition

Monday, March 30, 2020

The first-place U of A team includes students Jah Johnson, Linnea Johnson, Dennis Mmasa, Russell Miller and Abigail Rhodes, along with faculty coach Steve Milligan.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Department of Geosciences
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