Geology Department News
Updated whenever news breaks!
- November 7, 2013
Carleton Geology would like to celebrate and acknowledge the following alums who were recently recognized at the annual GSA meeting in Denver.
Philip E. Brown '74 and Kurtis C. Burmeister were awarded the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Camp Excellence Award for their work with the Wasatch-Unita Field Camp.
The Association for Women Geologists recognized Diane Smith '77, with the Outstanding Educator Award. Diane is the 25th recipient of the award, which was established to "honor teachers who have played a significant role in the education and support of women geoscientists both within and outside the classroom".
Our very own professor Mary Savina '72, was recognized for her many years of mentoring students and awarded the GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. Read the award letter here.
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) recognized Scott Linneman '83 for his service for furthering geoscience education with the Bob Christman Award.
Congratulations friends & keep up the good work!
- April 3, 2012
In February 2012, Assistant Professor of Geology Sarah Titus received a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a five-year research project on oceanic fault lines. The $418,891 grant will enable Titus to undertake field work at three unique locations where oceanic “transform faults” are exposed above sea level: New Caledonia (in the south Pacific), Cyprus, and Iceland. This field work will feed into an elaborate and groundbreaking effort to quantitatively model the faults.
- October 13, 2011
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