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Display Cases Feature Geology Specimens in Gearhart Hall

Thursday, March 04, 2021

The U of A Museum installed a long-term exhibition within Gearhart Hall with four display cases that feature a wide variety of specimens donated by the Department of Geosciences. Stop by during free time.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Science Department of Geosciences University Museum

Study: Effects of Past Ice Ages More Widespread Than Previously Thought

Monday, February 22, 2021

Cold temperatures during North America’s last ice age may have shaped landscapes well beyond the reach of glaciers, according to a new study led by a U of A geologist.

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

Pryor Center Presents 'Far-Field Effects of Sea-Level Rise: We Are All Coastal'

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Stephen K. Boss, professor of environmental dynamics and sustainability, will present 'Far-Field Effects of Sea-Level Rise: We Are All Coastal,' at 6 p.m. today.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Natural Environment Sustainability & Resilience Department of Geosciences Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral & Visual History

Celebrate Geographic Information Systems Day with ArcGIS Software

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

In celebration of GIS Day, the University Libraries and the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies have partnered to help increase awareness of and access to the ArcGIS Online platform.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Events Research & Innovation Science Department of Geosciences

Holes in Greenland Ice Sheet Are Larger Than Previously Thought, Study Finds

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Researchers including U of A associate professor Matt Covington climbed into moulins, which drain meltwater from the ice sheet, to better understand how volume relates to ice movement.

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

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
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