News and Announcements

Hydrology and Surface Processes-Tenure-track Position

As part of sustainability initiative at the University of Pittsburgh, the Department of Geology and Planetary Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in hydrology or surface processes, pending budgetary approval.

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Graduate student Krissy Hopkins to start post-doc at SESYNC

Krissy Hopkins was offered and accepted a post-doctoral research associate position at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in Annapolis, MD.

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Graduate student Janine Krippner Awarded 2014 NASA NESSF Fellowship

NASA has awarded graduate student Janine Krippner a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for work on explosive volcanic deposits.

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Lucy Rose awarded for outstanding student presentation

 PhD student wins prestigious award!

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Environmental Studies Student Awarded 2014 Fulbright Grant

Katherine "Nikki" Luke (A&S '14), an environmental studies and economics major, has been awarded a Fulbright grant for 2014. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding US students who are committed to research and study in other countries.

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This Week's Colloquium

October 30, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Nan0- to Micro-Scale Analysis and Modeling of Pore Structures and Associated Fluid Behavior Relevant to Subsurface Energy Systems

In the Field

White Sands
Undergraduate Allie Ackerman ponders extensive gypsum dunes in New Mexico during a 2008 field expedition led by Professor Rosemary Capo to investigate eolian deposition in deserts. View »