Geoscience faculty member Robert Thorson (Thor) recently published his latest book, The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years. It has reached #11 for Environmental Science publications in Library Journal. http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2017/10/best-sellers/environmental-science-october-2017-best-sellers/ You can read reviews of the book here: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/henry-david-thoreau-parini/ And here: https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-slide-rule-and-the-crowbar-henry-david-thoreau-in-the-anthropocene/
Don’t miss Thor’s latest columns: Lump of coal for Christmas? I’ll take two – Hartford Courant www.courant.com A lump of coal in your stocking at Christmas was something for bad children, but Robert Thorson, budding geologist, would have been thrilled to get a big piece of … http://www.trbimg.com/img-567af73f/turbine/hc-op-thorson-coal-in-stocking-1224-20151223 ______________________________________________________________________ No One Noticed Cheaper […]
Michael Hren was awarded $110,000 from the American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund for a proposal entitled “Evaluating the Preservation Potential of Buried Organic Carbon: A Laboratory and Field Study of the Impact of Burial Diagenesis on Stable Isotopic and Organic Molecular Records”. The proposed research will focus on understanding how the distribution and stable isotopic […]
Congrats to Patrick Getty for the article written in Science News about his presentation “Ancient larvae built predator-thwarting mazes” that was given at the recent GSA Conference in Baltimore, MD! Here’s an excerpt from the article: “Branching tunnels called Treptichnus embedded inside ancient rocks are among the oldest and most widespread preserved structures built by […]
Assistant Professor in Residence, Dr. Anjali Fernandes, has been working alongside geostatisticians from Petroleum Engineering at Stanford to constrain uncertainty in natural systems. You can read more about it in this article, pertinent information is highlighted.