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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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Student Research Expo

Congratulations to Rob Rossi (poster) and Sarah Lavin (oral) for winning this year at our 1st annual Student Research Expo!

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Miners Left a Pollution Trail in the Great Lakes 6000 Years Ago

Scientists find evidence of ancient copper mining in polluted lake sediments from Isle Royale National Park.

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National Model of Restoration: Nine Mile Run

Nine Mile Run Restoration Research Published in the December Journal of the American Water Resources Association

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2nd Faculty Fellow

2nd Faculty Fellow of the University Honors College

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This Week's Colloquium

February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The Marcellus Shale Energy and Environment Laboratory (MSEEL) and the Impact of Big Data on Integrated Projects to Address Complex Geologic and Societal Issues

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 »