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Professor Wilson receives 2018 SCAR Medal

May 15, 2018
Professor Wilson receives SCAR medal

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

SES drills well for teaching on South Oval

March 5, 2018
Photo of students in Water Issues class learning how to describe cuttings from the well that was drilled on campus

On Thursday, Professor A. Sawyer's Water Issues class looked on as a well was drilled in our backyard. The 120-foot well penetrated two cavities in the Columbus Limestone. Students had the opportunity to describe cuttings and learn about rotary drilling.

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.