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West Antarctic ice shelf breaking up from the inside

December 13, 2016
Image credit: Seongsu Jeong, Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center.

Earth Sciences professor Ian Howat and postdoc Seongsu Jeong led a study in Geophysical Research Letters which shows part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet breaking apart from the inside out, spelling trouble for the future of the ice sheet.

SES Professor Wendy Panero Elected Fellow, Minerological Society of America

October 14, 2016
Wendy Panero

Earth Sciences' Professor Wendy Panero is one of the 10 newly elected 2017 fellows of Mineralogical Society of America. Panero is part of Ohio State's Mineral Physics Research Group studying material behavior under the high-pressure, high-temperature conditions of the Earth's interior.