A great new study in Nature Scientific Reports links melting glaciers and large tsunamis. The team included University of Texas Institute for Geophysics‘ Steffen Saustrup (left) Sean Gulick (second from left) and Naoma McCall (center). Read more here.
The UTIG Geophysics Blog
Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
UTIG Director Terry Quinn has been appointed as the National Science Foundation Division Director for the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) effective Monday, July 23, 2018. “It has been an honor to serve as UTIG director over the past nine years,” Quinn said. “I am honored to have had a small role in the great history […]
UTIG Ph.D. student Catherine Ross just returned from a conference and trip to the field in Mexico. She shares more about her research and what she enjoys most about being at UTIG. Degree working towards and anticipated graduation date: Ph.D., 2021 What led you to study at UTIG for your Ph.D.? The project, the people, […]
Pop-Up Institutes are a Vice President for Research initiative that supports interdisciplinary teams of UT Austin researchers. Each team spends the academic year preparing for a burst of activity focused on a specific area of research. Their Institute then ‘pops up’ for one summer month, providing dedicated resources, time and space for researchers across campus to combine […]
Rob Porritt, a UTIG postdoc, along with three UT Geology undergraduate students traveled to the Mojave desert in California in May to deploy 19 broadband seismic sensors. All were successfully placed over the course of six arduous days in the desert. “This was by far the hardest deployment I’ve ever done,” said Rob. “We stressed […]