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The Gumshoe and the Great Dying

In South Africa’s Karoo, geology alumnus John Geissman is trying to crack a very cold case — the unsolved mystery of an ancient mass extinction.

Brian Konecke Dissertation Defense

Sulfur in Apatite as a Volatile and Redox Tracer in Magmatic and Magmatic-Hydrothermal Systems

Seismometer Measures the Ground shaking When the Big House Celebrates

A portable seismometer was installed inside Michigan Stadium for the 2018 U-M football season as part of the Michigan Shake project devised by geologist Ben van der Pluijm. The seismometer measures the ground shaking that occurs when the Big House crowd celebrates U-M touchdowns and other big plays.