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Researchers Document the Oldest Known Trees in Eastern North America
A stand of bald cypress in North Carolina includes trees as old as 2,624 years, making them the longest-lived wetland species in the world.
U of A Geosciences Professor Discovers Rare Original Maps
Tom Paradise, University Professor of Geosciences, examined the eminent map collection of the international Explorers Club, which led to discovery of rare maps previously unknown for nearly a century.
STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science
Do barriers exist that limit the advancement of women in science? A workshop April 26 will center on that topic and how the community can encourage women's success in science fields.
CAST Helps Identify Possible Archeological Sites, International Research Team Publishes Findings
A research team at the U of A help identify probable archeological sites of interest focused on the precolonial cities and kingdoms that arose in the African interior around the 1st millennium A.D.
Cothren, Tullis From Advanced Spatial Technologies Monday's CSES Seminar Speakers
Jackson Cothren and Jason Tullis, both professors of geography, will be speak at the Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in Plant Science Building 009.
Geosciences to Offer Rare Gems and Gemology Class
A relatively unique class, Geology of Gemstones, will be offered in fall 2019. Gemology courses are often taught at Gemological Institutes, but rarely offered at the university level in North America.
New Method of Studying Sediment Could Predict Climate Change Impact
Deposits are useful for interpreting the Earth’s response to past climate change and understanding how it might react in the future.
Opportunities for Students to Conduct Research in Applied Mathematics
Three U of A undergraduate students and and two graduate students presented projects at the annual meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science.
What Lies Beneath: Exploring a Cave With UREC Outdoors and Geosciences Department
A small team of students, faculty and staff combined cave exploration with a bioinventory cave-monitoring project.
Stigler Lecture on Conflict Damage to Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria, Iraq and Libya, March 14
Susan Penacho of the Cultural Heritage Initiatives will give a talk on analyzing damage to cultural heritage in Syria, Iraq and Libya at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main.