News & Events

News

  • Professor David Valentine

Professor David Valentine's article, "5 key things we learned about oil spills from the Gulf Coast disaster," appeared in the April 23, 2015 PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/5-key-things-we-learned-about-oil-spills-from-the-gulf-coast-disaster/#

Applications are invited for possible temporary Lecturer appointments (part-time) during the 2015-16 academic year in the following areas:  Earth Systems, Biogeology, Geochemistry, Geology, and Geophysics.

Applicants must possess an M.S. or Ph.D. in Earth Science and be prepared to teach introductory courses, have an emphasis in one or more of the substantive areas above, and have at least one year of teaching experience.   Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department for one year.  Applicants must submit a new letter each academic year to retain eligibility.  Deadline to apply is June 30, 2015.

  • Dr. Daniel Luna

Daniel Luna presented his PhD Defense entitled "Miocene mammals (Notoungulata) from the Laguna del Laja region, Andean Main Range, Central Chile" on March 11, 2015.

Events

  • 2012 Graduate Student Research Review

The Department of Earth Science will stage the 2015 Annual Graduate Student Research Review and Grad Alumni Panel on Friday April 24.  The Grad Alumni Panel will be held at 10:00 AM to 12 noon in Broida Hall 1640 and the Graduate Student Research Review will be held from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on the Webb Hall roof.

 
  1. April 24, 2015 - 10:00am
  2. April 24, 2015 - 3:00pm

Chester Wallace, of Windy Point Exploration, will give a talk at Speakers Club this Thursday entitled "The Role of fluid-expulsion structures in controlling stratabound-mineral deposits."

  1. April 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Graham Hagen-Peter

Graham Hagen-Peter, UCSB Earth Science graduate student, will give a talk at Speakers Club entitled Insights into the early stages of convergent margin through coupled garnet Lu-Hf and monazite U-Th-Pb petrochronology: A case study from the Ross orogen, Antarctica.

 
  1. April 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Dr. Catherine Mottram

Dr. Catherine Mottram, a 2014-2015 Fulbright scholar at UCSB Earth Science, will give a talk at this week's Speakers Club entitled "Syncing geological clocks: Using monazite petrochronology to determine the rates and timescales of ductile deformation in the Himalayan orogen."

  1. April 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Aaron Bufe

Aaron Bufe, UCSB graduate student, will give a talk at Speakers Club entitled Erosion of an Active Uplift by Antecedent Rivers.

  1. April 2, 2015 - 2:00pm

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