Geo News

  • Ray Bradley Receives $241,000 NSF Grant!

    This specific grant will be used towards new molecular techniques, which will allow Bradley and his team to reconstruct the past history of environmental changes in the Faroe Islands. Read more here.

  • Gartner Receives NSF Grant

    John Gartner, a post-doc in the department who works with Christine Hatch, recently had his research featured on the UMass website. He studies the impacts of large floods on rivers, and he recently received a $50,000 from NSF to study the Chickley River. He is interested in examining how large floods have affected human modifications to the river channel.

    Congrats John!

  • Mike Jercinovic Receives Award

    Mike Jercinovic was honored with the Microanalysis Society's Presidential Science Award, which recognizes "outstanding technical contributions to the field of microanalysis over a sustained period of time." This award recognizes his pioneering work in the field of geochronology with electron microprobe. For more details, see the UMass press release.

    Congrats Mike!

  • New UMass-affiliated GSA Fellows

    Congratulations to the new class of GSA fellows:

    Carol de Wet (Franklin & Marshall College; nominated by Gail Ashley)
    Anna Martini (Amherst College; nominated by Tekla Harms)
    Suzanne McEnroe (Norwegian University of Science & Technology; nominated by Laurie Brown)


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