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Earth Science News

Geologists use ground-penetrating radar to determine the breadth and depth of erosion from an ancient tsunami in Northern California.

Blair Paul has been featured in an article at the PNAS website.

Professor Emeritus Art Sylvester and co-author Libby Gans received the good news that their book...

Department of Earth Science: Academic & Research Excellence

Jiong Wang and Augustine Houlemard

JIong Wang and Augustine Houlemard were dual recipients of the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award at the Department Awards Ceremony on June 2, 2016.

Shelby Fredrickson explains her poster at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Review

Shelby Fredrickson explains her poster at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Review

Mount Luyendyk, the Antarctic peak named for Professor Bruce Luyendyk
in April 2016

Melissa Morse receives the 2016 Distinguished Alumna Award from Professor James Boles

Ruth Harris receives the 2016 Distinguished Alumna Award from Professor Ralph Archuleta

Susannah Porter, right, presented Minda Monteagudo with the 2016 Wendell Phillips Woodring Award.

At the post-ceremony Muckers' Barbecue

At the post-ceremony barbecue hosted annually by the Muckers

Earth 6 students enjoying the rocks of the Eastern Sierra

Earth 6 students enjoying the rocks of the Eastern Sierra

Mareike Adams and Robin Matoza at 2016 Graduate Student Research Review

Mareike Adams and Robin Matoza at 2016 Graduate Student Research Review

Sophie Briggs explains geology at a local elementary school

Graduate student Sophie Briggs explains geology at a local elementary school.

A poster session animated the conversation at the February 2015 Rooftop Reception.

A poster session animated the conversation
at the February 2015 Rooftop Reception.

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UCSB faculty, Alex Simms, and PhD student, Laura Reynolds,
collecting cores & seismic data in the Nueces Bayhead Delta, Texas

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UCSB graduate students returning from the deployment
of a tide gauge in Baffin Bay, Texas

Graham Hagen-Peter describes fossils at an elementary school's recent science night.

Graham Hagen-Peter describes fossils at an elementary school's science night.

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Students investigate aftermath of a tsunami within a caldera (Iceland).
Note strandline of pumice

Iceland Field Trip 2014

Iceland Field Trip 2014

Undergraduate field mapping in Eastern California

Undergraduate field mapping in Eastern California

Sand dunes in Death Valley

Sand dunes in Death Valley

Folds in the eastern Andes

Folds in the eastern Andes

Field mapping course on Santa Cruz Island

Field mapping course on Santa Cruz Island

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