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Open Positions in Earth and Environmental Sciences

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for: Interim Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory Specialist and Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory Manager/Specialist/Research Scientist

Nature: A 130,000-year-old Archaeological Site in Southern California

The Cerutti Mastodon site was excavated by palaeontologists from the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM) in 1992–1993 in coastal San Diego County, California. Co-authors include Daniel Fisher and Adam Rountrey of the University of Michigan.

University of Michigan Researchers use Drones to Map Landslides from New Zealand Earthquake

A team of geologists and engineers led by U-M is mapping surface ruptures and some of the tens of thousands of landslides triggered by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island on Nov. 13. In this video, team leader Marin Clark, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, and team member Dimitrios Zekkos, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, discuss the techniques the team is using.

"Bristle Mammoth" Exhibit Highlights First Year's Findings

   

  

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