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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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



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Pitt Names 2015 Faculty Fellows in Sustainability

Pitt Names 2015 Faculty Fellows in Sustainability

Professors will design new courses; study urban infrastructure, salvage logging, and policies regulating public revenues from shale gas extraction

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URISA CAC Student Coordinator, Mr. Erick Fox

A graduate student in the ProMS program, Mr. Erick Fox, is the URISA CAC student coordinator.

URISA is an international organization focused on planning, GIS and other activities.

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This Week's Colloquium

March 5, 2015 - 4:00am to 5:00pm
Introduction to Microseismic Monitoring of Hydraulic Fracturing and its Application in the Marcellus Shale

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 »