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
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
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.
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.