Weeks 1 and 2 December 3-11 Find week 3 talks here. A weekly (incomplete) schedule of talks and posters by current (and recently former) UTIG staff and students. Notice something missing, get in touch! All times CST. Thursday: Dec. 3 Pedro DiNezio(now at UC Boulder) 18:35 – 18:51 Improving predictions of Indian Ocean climate change… Continue Reading UTIG at AGU Fall Meeting 2020
The UTIG Geophysics Blog
Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
A new online archive dating back to Spring 2010, contains over 250 recorded science talks and is available now on the UTIG website. The UTIG Seminar Series Archive is the first step in a project to collect science talks held at UTIG and make them freely available online. Over the coming months, the recorded talks… Continue Reading The UTIG Seminar Series Archive is Now Online!
On March 13, 2020, like most labs at The University of Texas at Austin, the Jackson School’s Analytical Laboratory for Paleoclimate Studies powered down instruments, stored samples and suspended operations. The lab’s research team gathered what data they could and took their work online. For Jud Partin, a UTIG research associate who leads the research… Continue Reading Climate scientist moves research online, while learning to homeschool
For Brandon Shuck, the Friday before Spring Break was the day it finally sunk in that everything was about to change. Earlier that day, classes had been cancelled following the shocking news that the wife of The University of Texas at Austin’s president had tested positive for COVID-19. Still, Shuck, and a handful of students… Continue Reading Brewinar: Staying Social Under Lockdown
By Constantino Panagopulos It’s mid-March on the Texas prairie outside the city of Cameron. Peter Flemings, a professor at the Jackson School of Geosciences, watches the rig hands lower the prototype sensor into the well. The counter still reads 1,000 feet from bottom when the thick steel cable suddenly goes slack. Moments later a dull… Continue Reading Pressure Coring Technology One Step Closer to Gulf of Mexico Hydrates Test