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

  • Beau Gentry, Brenna Quigley

Beau Gentry and Brenna Quigley, both UCSB Earth Science graduate students, will each give a talk at Speakers Club this Thursday.  Beau's talk is entitled "Timing and Styles of Dike Emplacement in the SW Whipple Mountains, CAImplications for the rotation of the footwall of the Whipple Detachment fault." Brenna's talk is entitled "Investigation of Controls for Gold Mineralization in the Rochford District, Black Hills, South Dakota." 

  1. May 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Samantha Gwizd, Miranda Stripe and Luyuan Ding

Samantha Gwizd, Miranda Stripe and Luyuan Ding, all three of whom are UCSB graduate students, will give talks at Speakers Club on Thursday.  Samantha's talk is entitled Paleoceanography of the Eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean: Dissolution cycles in the stratigraphic record, Miranda's talk is entitled Enigmatic fossils from the middle Cambrian of Australia and Luyuan's talk is entitled Stress Drop Uncertainty for Central California Earthquakes.

  1. May 14, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Dr. Nita Sahai

Dr. Nita Sahai of the University of Akron, will give a talk at Speakers Club entitled From Geochemistry to Biogeochemistry: The Potential Roles of Minerals in Protocell Emergence.

  1. May 7, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • Dr. Krishna Sinha

Dr. Krishna Sinha, emeritus professor at Virginia Tech and adjunct professor at UCSB, will give a talk at Speakers Club entitled The nature of magmatism associated with breakup of super-continents.

 

  1. April 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • 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

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