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OSU receives NSF funding to survey hurricane aftermath in USVI

January 3, 2018
Ohio State graduate students Trevor Browning and Brandi Lenz survey coastal change following two hurricanes.

Professor Derek Sawyer received a grant from the National Science Foundation to acquire multibeam maps and sediment samples in St. John (USVI) to document erosion and deposition in response to two Category 5 hurricanes (Irma and Maria) that hit the region in September.

OSU goes to AGU in New Orleans

December 22, 2017
Students Nikki Kinash, Myles Moore, and Emma Oti at AGU meeting

Thirty-six students and faculty from SES showed off their latest research at AGU in New Orleans last week. We presented more than 25 posters and 18 talks on topics ranging from solid earth geophysics to snow hydrology.

Ordovician life just needed a breath of fresh air

November 22, 2017
Photo of Matthew Saltzman and Cole Edwards

Earth Sciences professor Matthew Saltzman is co-author on a paper in Nature Geoscience this month, with former PhD student Cole Edwards (PhD 2014, now Assistant Professor at Appalachian State Univ) as lead author, which links a dramatic tripling of biodiversity of animal life d

Professor Andrea Grottoli named AAAS Fellow

November 22, 2017
Andrea Grottoli, AAS Fellow and Professor of Earth Sciences

Andrea Grottoli, professor of earth sciences at OSU, has been chosen as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Fellows are elected to receive this prestigious award based on their scientific advancements.

OSU goes to GSA in Seattle

November 13, 2017
Student Devin Smith stands next to her poster on stable isotope geochemistry of urban precipitation.

Kudos to our faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students who presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Seattle last week. Members of SES convened one session and presented approximately 15 talks and posters.

Students awarded scholarships from Byrd Polar

November 2, 2017
Lily Kleban and Becky Anderson received McKenzie–Brecher Undergraduate Research Scholarships.

Earth Sciences undergraduate majors, Lily Kleban and Becky Anderson, have been awarded competitive McKenzie–Brecher Undergraduate Research Scholarships from the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.

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