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Merrill Presidential Scholar Li-Sha Lim '17 selects Wysocki as top contributor to her education at Cornell

Merrill Presidential Scholar Li-Sha Lim '17 selects Wysocki as top contributor to her education at Cornell

June 7, 2017

Lim honored at convocation luncheon attended by deans and selected teachers. read more

EAS mourns the loss of Emeritus Professor Art Bloom

EAS mourns the loss of Emeritus Professor Art Bloom

June 1, 2017

An icon of geomorphology has passed. read more

Abers co-authors paper revealing new technique to investigate underwater volcanoes that produce Earth's tectonic plates

Abers co-authors paper revealing new technique to investigate underwater volcanoes that produce Earth's tectonic plates

May 25, 2017

Study of Juan de Fuca Plate implies molten rock even deeper than thought. read more

Cornell researchers map wind to better harvest energy

Cornell researchers map wind to better harvest energy

May 11, 2017

Cornell scientists and engineers are seeing wind in high resolution, creating the world's largest, most-detailed wind maps ever from the picturesque hills of Perdigão, Portugal. read more

EAS mourns loss of Emeritus Professor Jack Bird

EAS mourns loss of Emeritus Professor Jack Bird

May 3, 2017

John "Jack" Bird, geologist and long time professor at Cornell passes away. read more

Moruzzi/Alcott proposal selected  for summer research funding

Moruzzi/Alcott proposal selected for summer research funding

April 27, 2017

SES majors Samantha Moruzzi and Allison Alcott to receive Summer '17 research award. read more

EAS faculty support March for Science

EAS faculty support March for Science

April 21, 2017

The EAS faculty submit statement in support of March for Science. read more

Monger is 2017 CUPSA award winner in the individual staff category

Monger is 2017 CUPSA award winner in the individual staff category

April 20, 2017

Cornell's Campus Sustainability Office and President's Sustainable Campus Committee selects Monger for 2017 award. read more

How weather balloons are used to help forecast severe weather

How weather balloons are used to help forecast severe weather

April 3, 2017

Severe Weather Awareness Week story by EAS Atmospheric Science alum, Elisa Raffa '15, read more

Cornell leaders discuss Earth Source Heat at Ithaca forum

Cornell leaders discuss Earth Source Heat at Ithaca forum

March 30, 2017

Members of Cornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group presented highlights of their report, 'Options for Achieving a Carbon Neutral Campus by 2035,' at a public meeting March 28 in downtown Ithaca. read more

Mahowald tapped to help frame UN report on global warming

Mahowald tapped to help frame UN report on global warming

March 22, 2017

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric science, has been selected by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a lead author on a special global warming report. read more

Restored transmitters at Jicamarca allow for Hysell's further study of high-altitude observations in Earth's ionosphere

Restored transmitters at Jicamarca allow for Hysell's further study of high-altitude observations in Earth's ionosphere

March 3, 2017

Hysell study uses two restored transmitters to profile electron density. read more

Mahowald in Brazil for first lead author meeting of the IPCC

Mahowald in Brazil for first lead author meeting of the IPCC

March 3, 2017

Special report on 1.5C Warming March 6-12, 2017. read more

Monger in Fiji: teaches satellite remote sensing course

Monger in Fiji: teaches satellite remote sensing course

March 2, 2017

Class will help scientists in Fiji understand climate change threaets. read more

Cornell seismologist helps solve Oklahoma's earthquake mystery

Cornell seismologist helps solve Oklahoma's earthquake mystery

February 24, 2017

What EAS professor Katie Keranen and some colleagues have learned from data they collected in Oklahoma is that injecting large amounts of fluids into areas with faults can cause earthquakes. read more

Frozen Forays

Frozen Forays

February 3, 2017

EAS alumna Sarah Aciego '99 from professor to travel company co-founder. read more

W. Storrs Cole Memorial Research Award received by Phoebe Cohen '02

W. Storrs Cole Memorial Research Award received by Phoebe Cohen '02

January 18, 2017

Alumna and member of the EAS Advisory Committee, Phoebe Cohen, received the 2016 award from GSA. Cohen is an assistant professor at Williams College and a member of the EAS Advisory Committee. read more

Science paper cites recording of first precursory deformation before submarine eruption

Science paper cites recording of first precursory deformation before submarine eruption

January 10, 2017

Michael E. Mann co-author on Science paper documenting first real-time monitoring of a submarine volcanic eruption. read more