Earth

Geomorphology

The study of how the the landscape changes over time, particularly by using geochemical techniques, fieldwork, and remote sensing. (Puerto Rico fieldwork photo courtesy of geologist Jane Willenbring.)

Academics

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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The group focuses on observing and modeling coastal processes including beach evolution, cliff erosion, and nearshore waves.

The Human Ecology Laboratory groups together students and researchers to explore the relationships between people and the environment through time. In particular, the lab focuses on understanding Social Vulnerability related to Climate Change.

Earth News

Jun 23, 2021 Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

Scientists Track Sudden Disappearance of Antarctic Ice Shelf Lake

Detailed observations enable better understanding of future ice shelf ...

May 12, 2021 Climate Colder on Land During Last Ice Age than Thought

Climate Colder on Land During Last Ice Age than Thought

Study uses dissolved gases in ancient groundwater as a thermometer for...