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Research Updates

A new study suggests the southern portion of the Amazon rainforest is at a much higher risk of dieback due to stronger seasonal drying than...
The Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District presented its 2013 Research Groundwater Stewardship Award to professor Jay Banner, former graduate student Corrine Wong and current...
The American Geophysical Union honored professor Marc Hesse and research scientist Laura Wallace with 2012 AGU Editors’ Citations for Excellence in Refereeing.

Dickinson Elected Honorary Member of AMS

Professor Robert Dickinson was elected an honorary member of the American Meteorological Society, its highest honor.
Colleagues and former students of Wann Langston Jr., an internationally renowned vertebrate paleontologist at the University of Texas at Austin who died in April 2013,...
Scientists using instruments on the Mars rover Curiosity have determined that a deposit of wind-blown sand and dust in Gale Crater is chemically and mineralogically...

Video: Marine Geology & Geophysics Course

Each Maymester we offer a field course designed to provide hands-on instruction for graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in the collection and processing of marine...
Researchers from Amherst College and The University of Texas at Austin have described a new technique that might one day reveal in higher detail than...

Eavesdropping on the Secret Lives of Fish

Marine scientists are using “earthstones” from Southern flounder to determine the age, growth history and migration patterns of fish. Nate Miller’s geochemical analyses are a...
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