Department of Earth and Environmental SciencesNewton Horace Winchell School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Katsumi Matsumoto tackles vexing scientific questions about climate change:http://www.it.umn.edu/news/inventing/2009_Spring/katsumi_matsumoto.html
Martin Saar favors dynamic fluids:Discovery News article on Saar's geothermal energy researchMIT Technology Review: Saar et al. receive $1.5M from DOE for geothermal energy researchUMNews: When a volcano is your lab benchMartin Saar is one of eleven 2009-2011 McKnight Land-Grant Professors.UMN Gateway article: Martin Saar studies the physics of fluid flow
David Kohlstedt squeezes melt out of and water into rocks:http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/society/history/citations2009http://www2.geolsoc.org.uk/presentations/Pre09Murchison/http://www1.umn.edu/news/features/2009/UR_CONTENT_110865.htmlhttp://blog.lib.umn.edu/itcomm/news/2009/04/two_professors_receive_nations.html
David Fox emphasizes parallels between good teaching and fine acting:http://www.it.umn.edu/news/inventing/2005_Winter/hc-fox.html.
Larry Edwards links political change to climate change:http://www1.umn.edu/news/news-releases/2009/UR_CONTENT_107601.htmlhttp://www1.umn.edu/news/features/PUBLIC_CONTENT_095839.html
Olaf Pfannkuch has retired!
2010 Donath Award ("top rising senior") to Susanna Webb
2010 Aldrich Award ("top graduating senior") to Ben Frieman
Several departmental members received honors, awards, and recognition this past year! Read more here.
Our department chair, David Kohlstedt, was elected to the National Academy of Science! Read more here.
Seminar: Prof. Donna Whitney, Head, N.H. Winchell School of Earth Sciences, Welcome to the 2012-2013 Academic Year, Thurs, Sept 6 at 3:30 p.m., 110 PillsH
Welcome Back, Everyone!! We hope you all have an exceptional year.