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February 11, 2020

Ian Howat, professor of Earth Sciences and director of Ohio State’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, has been chosen to receive the 2020 Ohio State Distinguished Scholar Award!…

January 22, 2020

Earth Sciences professor Loren Babcock, along with former Earth Sciences student Andrew Wendruff, have discovered the oldest-known scorpion fossil while studying fossils unearthed in Wisconsin 35…

October 3, 2019

Professor Derek Sawyer has been selected as a National Academies Gulf Research Program Early Career Research fellow. Professor Sawyer's research focuses on natural hazards of submarine landslides…

October 2, 2019

Professor Lonnie Thompson and his team completed a daring expedition to collect ice cores from the highest tropical glacier on Earth, located on Mount Huascarán in Peru, amid local protests…