April 13, 2018

Welcome

We are happy to have graduate student Jackie Drazan join the lab this year! Jackie’s project involves  silicon and oxygen isotope geochemistry of silicified volcanic rocks and associated exhalite…

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…