Department of Earth SciencesNewton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences
2010 Aldrich Award ("top graduating senior") to Ben Frieman
Jim Stout gives life to rocks:http://www1.umn.edu/news/features/2009/UR_CONTENT_139912.html
Distinguished McKnight Univ Prof Larry Edwards' work on paleoclimatic change in China is featured on the UMNews web site.
Olaf Pfannkuch follows the flow:http://www.ngwa.org/public/releases/pr2009/09-10-21-lifemember.release.aspx
Paul Morin produces critical maps of Antarctica:http://www1.umn.edu/news/features/2009/UR_CONTENT_143621.html
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
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.