SU Geologist is Co-Editor of New Major Book on Fission-Track Thermochronology

November 25, 2018
Geologist Paul Fitzgerald, professor of Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, is co-editor of a new book, “Fission-Track Thermochronology and Its Application to Geology” (Springer, 2018), the first major book on the subject in 20 years.

SU Geologists Contribute to New Understanding of Mekong River Incision

Photo credit: Gregory Wissink G’16, Ph.D.

October 19, 2018

SU Geologists Contribute to New Understanding of Mekong River Incision

An international team of Earth scientists has linked the establishment of the Mekong River to a period of major intensification of the Asian monsoon during the middle Miocene, about 17 million years ago, findings that supplant the assumption that the river incised in response to tectonic causes. Their findings are the subject of a paper published in Nature Geoscience on Oct. 15.

 

Using Drones for Research at Syracuse University

Through a new collaboration between the Earth Science and Geography departments, both undergrad and grad students are able to take a new class that explores how to use drones and aerial photography in their research projects.

August 31, 2018

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The Central New York Earth Science Student Symposium

April 14, 2018

The Central New York Earth Science Student Symposium

http://geologyclub.syr.edu/symposium.html

Scientists Examine Link Between Surface-Water Salinity, Climate Change in Central New York

Kristina Gutchess

February 23, 2018

Scientists Examine Link Between Surface-Water Salinity, Climate Change in Central New York

Drones in Geoscience Research: The Sky Is the Only Limit

A quadcopter is deployed to collect visual and thermal imagery along Onondaga Creek in Syracuse, N.Y. Credit: Syracuse University photo by Steve Sartori.

February 22, 2018

Drones in Geoscience Research: The Sky Is the Only Limit

Syracuse, ESF Announce Partnerships with Initial Focus on Water and Environment

Syracuse University earth sciences professor C.A. Scholz’s research group conducts sediment coring operations on Walker Lake, Nevada.

January 31, 2018

Syracuse, ESF Announce Partnerships with Initial Focus on Water and Environment

Assistant Professor of Global Water Science

 The Department of Earth Sciences at Syracuse University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Global Water Science. This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Energy and Environment. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of Global Environmental Change. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in water, energy, and climate, and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, the College of Architecture, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and the College of Engineering and Computer Science. "This job is not yet posted, please check back soon!"