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.
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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.
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
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.
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.