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August 21, 2018

Earth Science Professor Ian Howat has been named the new director of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center. Professor Howat has gained a national and international reputation as a leader in…

August 9, 2018

Associate Professor Thomas Darrah has been elected to head the Division of  Water, Climate and Environment in the School of Earth Sciences. He replaces Professor Ian Howat who became the director…

August 7, 2018

Dr. Jennie Harkness, graduate students Colin Whyte and Myles Moore, and Professor Tom Darrah from the School of Earth Sciences have received the prestigious Dalway J. Swaine Award from the Society…

August 7, 2018

Dr. Andrea G. Grottoli, Professor in the School of Earth Sciences, has been recognized with the Voyager Award from the American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences Section in recognition for her…

June 28, 2018

Congratulations to the OSU-led PoleNet team for their new study published in "Science." They found surprisingly rapid crustal uplift in West Antarctica, which could have a stabilizing influence on…

June 13, 2018

Professor Emeritus and Orton Geology Museum Director William Ausich was presented with the 2018 R.C. Moore Medal for Excellence in Paleontology at last month's Salt Lake City AAPG/SEPM meeting.…

June 5, 2018

Earth Sciences professor Matthew Saltzman is co-author on a paper in Science this month, which links biological evolutionary innovations to a dramatic rise of atmospheric oxygen in the Devonian…

May 15, 2018

Melissa Wrzesien (who recently defended her doctoral thesis) published a big result recently in Geophysical Research Letters. It turns out that our estimates of annual snow accumulation in the…

May 15, 2018

OSU School of Earth Sciences’ own Terry Wilson has been awarded the 2018 SCAR Medal for International Coordination for outstanding and sustained contributions to international cooperation and…