June 26, 2018

Congratulations to Yr 1 MS student Jackie Drazan for presenting at ILSG!

Congratulations to year 1 MS student Jackie Drazan for presenting their poster at the annual Institute of Lake Superior Geology conference May 15-16, 2018 in Iron Mountain, Michigan!  You can rea…

June 26, 2018

Interested in working in the lab for summer research? Currently recruiting!

We are currently recruiting for summer and fall undergraduate researchers! Interested in sedimentology and geochemistry? Read the article here: https://scse.d.umn.edu/earth-environmental-sciences-depa…

June 26, 2018

Congratulations to Anthony Wetzel and Kendall Johnson on their UROPs!

UMD undergraduate students Anthony Wetzel and Kendall Johnson just completed their 2017-18 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Projects (UROPs) and presented their research at the UROP Showcase. You ca…

April 13, 2018

Welcome to new graduate student Jackie Drazan

We are excited to have graduate student Jackie Drazan join the lab! Jackie will be pursuing an MS working on a project that involves combined element and isotope geochemistry of silicified volcanic ro…

November 11, 2016

Congrats to Ugrad Stephen Hanson who will be presenting his research at the UROP Showcase, Nov. 15th, from 11 – 11:30 am in the Kirby Rafters

Undergraduate Earth and Environmental Sciences major Stephen Hanson has been working since January 2016 to characterize the mineralogy and textures of several samples of ~1.9 Ga chemical sedimentary r…

October 10, 2016

Fall 2016: Looking for data for student projects / grants to apply for? Check these links out

https://earthdata.nasa.gov/ https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data http://www.earthcube.org/info/about http://www.cubesat.org/http://fc.umn.edu/ http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/progra…

September 22, 2016

Interested in undergraduate research?

Apply for a UROP! Deadline October 10, 2016

September 22, 2016

Look for Stephen Hanson’s upcoming UROP presentation!

Undergraduate Earth and Environmental Sciences major, Stephen Hanson, will be presenting his research from this year at the UROP Showcase, November 15, 2016.

September 7, 2016

Annual Geological Society of America conference!

September 25-28, 2016 Come see our talk titled: “A Textural and Mineralogical Investigation of Early Diagenetic Reactions in the ~1.9 GA Biwabik Iron Formation, MN” at 8:30 AM on September 25, 2016 in…

September 7, 2016

Microscopy and wet chemistry lab renovations are underway!

Microscopy and wet chemistry lab renovations are underway! A big thank you to facilities management for all of their hard work! Major equipment currently in the laboratory includes a Nikon LV100D POL…

September 6, 2016

Lab facilities @UMD (Chem 206)

Microscopy and wet chemistry lab renovations are underway! A big thank you to facilities management for all of their hard work! Major equipment currently in the laboratory includes a Nikon LV100D POL…