News & Events

News

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

  • Dr. Roberta Rudnick

We are pleased to announce the appointment  of Professor Roberta Rudnick, an internationally recognized scholar whose research focuses on the origin and evolution of continents, particularly the lower continental crust and lithospheric mantle.

  • Tanya Atwater

Given to an individual who throughout his/her career has made numerous distinguished contributions that have clearly advanced the science of structural geology or tectonics, Tanya Atwater was today awarded GSA's Structural Geology & Tectonics Division Career Contribution Award.

  • 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

Events

  • Daniel Livsey

Daniel Livsey will present his PhD defense entitled "Holocene sea-level, climate, and estuarine stratrigraphy of Baffin Bay, Texas: studying past changes in coastal systems to elucidate future coastal response to changing sea-level and climate" on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 2:00 PM in PSB-South 2712.

  1. August 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
  • 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

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