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

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Andrew Pershing, PhD '01, chief scientific officer at Gulf of Maine Research Institute is first...

Greenland's Ice Sheet is Porous Like Swiss Cheese

UCLA professor and Cornell geology alum, Larry Smith '96 and team collected data to create new...

Wilhelm's Mars research receives media attention

EAS alumna Mary Beth Wilhelm, B.S.'12 and co-authors publish paper giving strong evidence of...

Did you know?

Pearl Gertrude Sheldon’s (A.B., 1908, M.A. 1909, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Ph.D., 1911) early research into shale fractures in the 1920s laid the groundwork for much of the North American shale gas exploration. Sheldon, a structural geology student spent several years afoot in the region around the Taughannock State Park and was a founding member of the Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca.

Rob and Mike AGU'14

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