A $2.7 million multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional NSF-Frontiers of Earth Science grant has been awarded to a team led by Carnegie’s Lara Wagner to study an active flat slab in Colombia. A flat slab is produced when a tectonic plate descends to depths of about 30 to 60 miles (~50-100 km) then flattens and travels horizontally for […]
To better understand the formation of oceanic crust in the South Atlantic Ocean, UTIG’s Gail Christeson is collaborating with UTIG graduate Bobby Reece.
The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics recently welcomed three minority-serving public school district science teachers as “education interns” to take in a geoscience education project this summer. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation Geoscience Education Program, the DIG Texas (Diversity and Innovation for Geosciences in Texas) Instructional Blueprint project is creating five example online […]