News & Events

News

  • Geology journal (July 2014)

The July 2014 issue of journal GEOLOGY features this cover photo of recent research conducted by Professor Frank Spera and former UCSB Earth Science undergraduate  Constance Christensen.The project was a joint endeavor between  UCSB anthropologist Anabel Ford, Spera, Christensen and two researchers from UCLA, Kevin Coffey and Axel Schmitt.

The Earth Science Dept. is seeking a motivated individual for the position of Mechanical Shop...

As the 2013-2014 school year comes to a close, 24 undergraduate students and 3 graduate TAs under Phil Gans’ leadership began a four-week field camp in NE Nevada. This domestic segment will be followed by a two-week camp in Iceland where 23 undergrads will be joined by 8 grad students and 5 faculty members from our department.

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  • 2014 Earth Science Award Recipients

The Department congratulates the Class of 2014 graduates. This year we awarded degrees to 30 undergraduate and 10 graduate students. At least six of our undergraduates will enter graduate school this fall, and at least three of our graduate students will continue their academic careers as postdoctoral scholars (at MIT, UT-Austin, and Rice). Congratulations, Class of 2014! We’re proud of all of your accomplishments!

  • Dr. Matthew Jackson

Associate Professor Matthew Jackson received the 2014 F.W. Clarke Award for his outstanding...

Events

  • Stephanie Mendes

Stephanie Mendes will present her PhD defense

  1. June 16, 2014 - 11:00am
  • Annual Awards Ceremony

The Department of Earth Science will hold its Annual Awards Ceremony in which undergraduate and...

  1. June 5, 2014 - 2:00pm
  • Bryan Murray

Bryan Murray will present his PhD defense entitled "Crustal extension and magmatism during the mid-Cenozoic ignimbrite flare-up in the Guazapares Mining District and Cerocahui basin regions, northern Sierra Madre Occidental, western Chihuahua, Mexico."

  1. May 30, 2014 - 3:00pm
  • Lauren Simkins

Lauren Simkins of UCSB Earth Science, will give this week's Speakers Club talk.  Her presentation is entitled "Antarctic raised beaches: Insight on Holocene relative sea level and coastal processes."

  1. May 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
  • Jason Saleeby

Dr. Jason Saleeby of Caltech will give the upcoming talk at Speakers Club entitled "Late Cretaceous Structure and Tectonics of the California Great Valley, and its Role in the Segmentation of the SW Cordilleran Margin into Supra-subduction Metamorphic Core Complexes."

  1. May 15, 2014 - 2:00pm

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