Every year UTIG takes time to recognize our staff and students at a luncheon. There we celebrate all that we accomplished this year, share stories and photos of our field work, and recognize outstanding staff. This year we honored the following people for their time at UTIG and their outstanding research. Staff Service Awards: Dan […]
The UTIG Geophysics Blog
Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
Mrinal K. Sen, UTIG Associate director, professor, and Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology, will be recognized with the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) at their annual meeting in October. The award is presented to the person who in the unanimous opinion of the SEG Honors and Awards Committee and […]
The mid-latitudes of Mars are littered with numerous debris-covered glaciers, deposited some several hundred million years ago and composed of pure water ice under a surface debris layer. As a record of Martian climate history and a potential resource for future manned missions to Mars, they are of high interest to UTIG graduate students […]
UPDATE: In total six raven chicks hatched and grew up quickly. We loved watching them grow on our raven cam, which has been taken down now that they’ve moved on from the nest. They are still hanging around UTIG, so be sure to check our social media channels for any more photos. In the last […]
Cliff Frohlich has had a remarkable career at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, spending 40 years studying earthquakes of all kinds, whether they start deep in the earth, at the bottom of the ocean or are caused by human activity. Frohlich’s stellar research has earned him the reputation of a pioneer, someone who […]