Veronika Kivenson is awarded NSF Fellowship

Updated: April 14, 2014 - 3:22pm

Veronika Kivenson, UCSB Earth Science graduate student, has been awarded a 3-year NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

National Geographic interviews David Valentine

Updated: March 27, 2014 - 3:54pm

National Geographic interviewed Professor David Valentine following the 168,000-gallon oil spill in Galveston Bay on March 22.

Posted: March 19, 2014

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Field mapping course on Santa Cruz Island

Fieldwork in the Everest Himalaya

Fieldwork in the TransAntarctic Mountains

Folds in the eastern Andes

Graduate students hard at work in Death Valley

John Moore and Susannah Porter

Oceanographic research in Skan Bay, Alaska

Sand dunes in Death Valley

Studying granites in Yosemite

Undergraduate field mapping in Eastern California

Jason Schmidt is pictured with a student at Mountain View Elementary School

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