Graduate student Paul Morgan and Professor Rick Allmendinger discuss craters in a Chilean desert that preserve the trajectories of giant rocks, allowing scientists to study the physics of rockslides... Read more about Boulders Don’t Just Roll. They Bounce.
Patricia MacQueen Wins Pretigious FINESST Award
Patricia MacQueen (Geological Sciences) was one of only 14% of applicants selected to receive a 3-year NASA fellowship worth $135,000 in the inaugural Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) competition that will partially fund her graduate student stipend, tuition, and research expenses. Please join us in congratulating Patricia!
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Cornell geologists, examining the desolate Vavilov ice cap on the northern fringe of Siberia in the Arctic Circle, have for the first time observed the rapid ice loss from an improbable new river of... Read more about Prof. Matt Pritchard and docoral student Whyjay Zheng detect rapid ‘ice stream’ at Arctic glacier.
Living in the Era of California Wildfires: EAS Cornell Professors Weigh in on West Coast Destruction
“In California, there is a strong element of climate change, but much of the problem also stems from land use, such as people building houses in ecosystems that traditionally burn regularly in the... Read more about Living in the Era of California Wildfires: EAS Cornell Professors Weigh in on West Coast Destruction