Meet one of UTIG’s newest postdoctoral fellows.
University of Texas Institute for Geophysics Research Associate Jake Walter contributed to a published study examining the connection between the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile in 2010 and micro-earthquakes in Antarctica, also known as “icequakes.” Walter was a postdoctorate researcher at Georgia Tech working at the time of the study with Zhigang Peng, an associate professor in […]
Even when uncontrollable circumstances keep an expedition from reaching its intended landmark, it does not mean the participants come away empty-handed. Such was the case for those involved in the Totten Expedition, a collaborative scientific research voyage into East Antarctica for about six weeks in February and March. Sean Gulick, an associate professor at the […]
UTIG’s Sean Gulick sent a final report covering the last two weeks of research work with the Totten Expedition aboard the RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer. We have divided the report for length considerations, with Part I below covering Marine Geology and Geophysics, and Seismic Operations. Part II will be posted on this blog tomorrow (March […]
Several UTIG researchers are part of the Totten Expedition, currently in East Antarctica aboard the RVIB Palmer. The expedition left Hobart, Tasmania, on January 29, with its first destination being the Mertz Glacier area. Last week, the expedition traveled to the Totten Glacier area east of Law Dome, and continued its work there. UTIG […]