News and Announcements

Geoscience and Water Sustainability-Tenure-track Position

For the 2016-2017 academica year the Department of Geology and Environmental Science seeks to expand its expertise related to water sustainability in a changing climate and invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor pending budgetary approval.

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Journal publishes special issue on shale gas geochemistry edited by G&PS faculty

Pitt faculty Brian Stewart and Rosemary Capo co-edited a special issue of the journal Applied Geochemistry, published in July 2015, that focuses on the geochemistry of shale gas extraction, hydraulic fracturing, and its environmental impacts.

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Dr. Charlie Jones Interviewed for Local NPR 90.5 WESA
New Professor to Join Department of Geology & Planetary Science

The Department of Geology & Planetary Science would like to welcome our new Professor, Dr. Eitan Shelef!

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Ph.D. Student Daniel Williams is Awarded the NASA Fellowship!

Daniel Williams was awarded the NASA Fellowship for his work Analysis of Proximal Volcanic Emissions.

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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 »