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.

Read More >
Loss of Our Emeritus Faculty, Professor Chiao-min Hsieh

Chiao-min Hsieh, an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Geology and Planetary Sciences, died Feb. 26, 2015

Read More >
State needs better data on mine subsidence, study finds. - Co-Author Dr. Dan Bain

Department of Geology & Planetary Science's Dr. Dan Bain co-authored the The Act 54 report, which is fetured in the article in the link below.

Read More >
Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship Awarded to Rob Rossi and Molly O'Beirne
Environmental Legacy of Copper Metallurgy and Mongol Silver Smelting Recorded in Yunnan Lake Sediments



Read More >

This Week's Colloquium

April 2, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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 »