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Geoscience News Spring 2015 (PDF)

Newsletter for alumni and friends of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

2015 Field Trip to Chile led by Adam Simon

Adam Simon is leading a field trip to Chile during Winter vacation. Peter Knoop's blog is documenting the trip.

Rose Cory's Research Featured on UM Front Page

November 18, 2014

Dan Fisher and the Dead Elephant in the Room

November 18, 2014

Professor Dan Fisher hops into holes with preserved animals and fossils on a regular basis, going to great lengths to figure out how prehistoric humans used their available resources to survive.

2014 Michigan Upper Peninsula Field Trip led by Kacey Lohmann and Adam Simon

August 25, 2014

Summer 2014 Postcards from the Field: Arctic Lakes

Students working with Rose Cory measured sunlight in Arctic Lakes and collecting water for an NSF-funded project on Arctic Photochemistry.

Researchers at the Museum of Paleontology Launch Online Repository of Fossils

More than two decades ago, University of Michigan paleontologist Daniel Fisher and some of his students began the laborious task of digitally scanning the bones of mastodons, mammoths and other prehistoric creatures so the images could be displayed on computers.

The results of this massive undertaking can now be seen at the University of Michigan Online Repository of Fossils.

Henry Pollack "World Without Ice" Installation March 26-28, 2014

Featuring photographs of the Arctic and Antarctic taken by Professor Emeritus Henry Pollack, this “installation/performance” piece helps the audience experience Global Warming through sight, sound, and temperature.

Music and Melting Ice

If you missed the "World Without Ice" installation before it melted away, you can catch a few moments of zen and enjoy the art and science collaboration of Professors Henry Pollack, Michael Gould, and Steven Rush with this arresting HD video.

GIGL in the Field: Blogging from Antarctica

November 20, 2013

Sarah Aciego's research group blogs from Antarctica

Postcards from the Field 2013

Summer field work takes our students and faculty to locations across the Earth.

2013 Texas Geology Field Trip Blog

May 11, 2013

In May 2013, Kacey Lohmann led a field trip to Texas and back. Peter Knoop's blog documented the trip.

2012 Spain Geology Field Trip Blog

May 17, 2012

In June 2012, Kacey Lohmann led an international field trip to Spain. Click on the link for Peter Knoop's blog.