The Marine Geology and Geophysics Field Course needs your help to raise $10,000 and train next year’s class of student geoscientists like Sophie Goliber. Make your gift today at hornraiser.utexas.edu/supportMGG For Sophie Goliber, the Marine Geology and Geophysics Field Course was an opportunity to experience how to collect data in the field, learn how to… Continue Reading We’re Doing It For The Science!
The UTIG Geophysics Blog
Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
Each Maymester (between spring and summer semesters), the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) at the Jackson School of Geosciences, offers a three-week field course that provides hands-on instruction in the collection and processing of marine geological and geophysical data, including a week conducting at-sea investigations of coastal processes in the Gulf of Mexico.… Continue Reading UT’s Marine Geology and Geophysics Field Course Needs Your Help
Yi Fang, a postdoctoral fellow at UTIG, will receive a Rocha Medal Runner Up Certificate from the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM) during their annual symposium in June, 2020. The Rocha Medal and Runner Up Certificate are considered to be among the highest honors for young scientists in the field of… Continue Reading High Flying UT Energy Scientist Wins Coveted Rocha Award
On August 21, 2019, the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics and the world of ocean sciences lost a luminary leader and pioneering geophysicist. Arthur (Art) Maxwell served as director from 1982 to 1994. His colleagues remember an inspirational man of science who cared greatly about the Institute and its people. “You always felt like… Continue Reading Remembering Art Maxwell
Massive natural gas reserves, trapped within methane hydrate deposits in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, have the potential to power the US with natural gas for hundreds of years. The GOM² project is a multi-disciplinary, long-term, commitment by the University of Texas at Austin in partnership with academic and governmental colleagues to drill, sample and… Continue Reading A day in the lab: Microbial life and the origin of methane hydrates