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Prospective students visited SES

March 4, 2018
Photo of prospective and current students, who visited COSI on Saturday

Prospective Earth Science grad students toured some favorite spots in the city with current students on Saturday as part of Prospective Student Weekend.

Professors Thompson and Thompson featured on ABC 6

March 4, 2018
Photo of ice cores stored at the repository at Byrd Polar

Professors Lonnie and Ellen Thompson were featured in a news story by ABC 6. The video highlights the professors' mission to measure past climate change recorded in ice cores. The cores are preserved in a cold repository at Ohio State so that future scientists will also be able to study them.

Professor Lower featured in Dispatch story

February 19, 2018
Photo of magnetic bacteria, which will soon fly into space

Professor Steven Lower (Earth Sciences) and collaborating twin brother and Professor Brian Lower (School of Environment and Natural Resources) were recently featured in the Dispatch. They have received funding to send magnetic bacteria into space.

Winners of AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

February 3, 2018
Michaela King, Josh Martin, and Samantha Carter win AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

Congratulations to our three winners of Fall AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards.  These awards go to the top 3-5% of student presentations at the meeting. Our winners and their presentation titles are below:

New study on coral microbiome and climate change

February 1, 2018
Tanks used to study coral under changing climate scenarios

Rising seawater temperature and ocean acidification threaten the survival of coral reefs. The relationship between coral physiology and its microbiome may reveal why some corals are more resilient to these global change conditions.