Most weekdays, Rosalind Gamble is found at her desk running business operations for over a hundred researchers and students at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. But today she’s in a field in the Texas Hill Country, cranking a 14-foot coring drill with an enormous wrench. In a few moments, the rig will come… Continue Reading UTIG Admins Take on Coral Coring in the Texas Hill Country
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Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
Jackson School of Geosciences students were once again among the top student presenters at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fall Meeting. Although the AGU Fall Meeting took place in December 2022, the awards are announced throughout the spring. The winners are selected based on research quality and a student’s ability to effectively communicate their research.… Continue Reading Jackson School Students Win AGU Outstanding Student Presentation Awards
GBDS Partners with New Industry Members on Carbon Storage Projects By Freja Cini Carbon storage opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico were on the agenda in Jan. 2023 at the annual meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Basin Depositional Synthesis (GBDS) project, an industry-supported program led by the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG).… Continue Reading New Year, New Opportunities
Catch up with friends, heckle enemies. Find out whose doing what at AGU Fall with our (mostly) comprehensive schedule of talks and posters from current (and recent) UTIG research staff and students. Continue Reading UTIG at AGU Fall Meeting 2022
Newly Constructed Earthquake Machine Makes Earthquake on First Test By Kristin Phillips After months spent carefully combining black steel plates, delicate sensors, and five hydraulic jacks into a device that mimics the sliding of tectonic plates past each other, a team of researchers and graduate students successfully made an earthquake in the lab on November… Continue Reading Making Quakes in Austin, Texas