Have a question related to the Earth sciences? The experts in the Department of Geosciences are here to help. Introducing Ask a Geoscientist! We can help answer questions ranging from “What is this strange rock I found in my backyard?” to “How did this valley form?” to “What led to this unusual cloud?” Simply fill […]
An international team of climate scientists, including UConn Department of Geosciences assistant professors Ran Feng and Clay Tabor, suggests that research centers around the world using numerical models to predict future climate change should include simulations of past climates in their evaluation and statement of their model performance. Link to the publication Link to the […]
The human epoch exhibition supports the teaching of a new introductory environmental literacy and science course offered by the Department of Geosciences at the University of Connecticut, GSCI 1000E The Human Epoch. The Human Epoch: Living in the Anthropocene is curated by Robert Thorson, Department Head and Professor, Geosciences, with Amanda Douberley, Assistant Curator/Academic Liaison, William […]
The Department of Geosciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a faculty and administrative leadership position as the Department Head starting August 2021. The field of specialty is open; however, candidates whose research focuses on water within natural and/or human systems are highly encouraged to apply. The Department of Geosciences at the University […]
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Assistant Professor in Residence Tammo Reichgelt recently published in the journal Climate of the Past. His research on mummified plants and the associated publication has also received media attention! Link to the publication Link to the media
We must all do our part to support the sea-change in culture and politics regarding equality and justice for all peoples. For many reasons, representation in geoscience by under-represented groups is lagging behind that of other fields at at all levels from student to emeritus faculty. This recent posting from the American Geophysics Union — […]