News & Events

News

  • Dr. Matthew Jackson

Professor Matthew Jackson has been named as a recipient of the MacElwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union.  For more about the award, surf to: http://honors.agu.org/medals-awards/james-b-macelwane/

 

 

Professor David Valentine's crew has returned from its June expedition aboard the Atlantis research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico.  UCSB Current has published compelling stories of the crew and their experiences while on the ship.  Check out their intriguing stories and seafloor video at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/diary-research-cruise

  • Jim Boles

Professor Jim Boles has found evidence of helium leakage from the Earth’s mantle along a 30-mile stretch of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone in the Los Angeles Basin. For more info, surf to: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015530/deep-dark-mystery

The Department of Earth Science invites applications for an Electronics Engineer position.  For more info, and to apply: http://jobs.ucsb.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189266

 

The Department of Earth Science invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Geophysics, starting July 1, 2016.  For more info, please read the PDF Qualified applicants may apply at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00483

Events

  • Becky (née Streit) Jiron

Becky (née Streit) Jiron will present her PhD dissertation entitled Interactions of climate, tectonics, and deposition in intermontane basins on the margin of the Puna Plateau, NW Argentina in Webb Hall 1025 on Thursday at 3:00 PM.

  1. July 23, 2015 - 3:00pm
  • Graham Hagen-Peter

Graham Hagen-Peter will present his PhD Defense enttitled "The metamorphic and magmatic history of the Ross orogen in southern Victoria Land, Antarctica" Friday July 17 at 9:00 AM in Webb Hall 1025.

  1. July 17, 2015 - 9:00am
  • Jonathan Harvey

Jon Harvey will present his PhD defense entitled "Along-strike tectonic and topographic variability in the central Himalaya" at 1:00 PM on Thursday in Webb Hall 1025.

  1. June 25, 2015 - 1:00pm
  • Forrest Horton

Forrest Horton will present his PhD defense on Friday, June 5th at 10:00 AM in PSB-South 2711.  His defense will consist of three parts.  Part 1 is entitled: Himalayan gneiss dome formation in the middle crust and exhumation by normal faulting.  Part 2 is entitled: Focused radiogenic heating of middle crust to ultrahigh temperature in southern Madagascar.  Part 3 is entitled: Phosphorus derived from the weathering of large igneous provinces fertilized the Neoproterozoic ocean.

  1. June 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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