Geology Archive

Peter Wampler, Grand Valley State University – Water Treatment in Haiti

On Grand Valley State University Week: Safe drinking water is a big issue in Haiti. Peter

David Jones, Amherst College – Vulcanism and Mass Extinctions

On Amherst College Week: Volcanic eruptions have shaped life’s history on Earth. David Jones, associate professor

Charles Mitchell, University at Buffalo – Mass Extinction

Extinction doesn’t always happen in the blink of an eye. Charles Mitchell, professor in the geology

Robert Brinkmann, Hofstra University – Caves

To explore our universe, head underground. Robert Brinkmann, Professor in the Department of Geology, Environment, and

Greg Valentine, University at Buffalo – Volcanic Flows

What makes the flow of a supervolcano travel so far from the eruption? Greg Valentine, professor

Sean Gulick, University of Texas at Austin – Effect of Climate on Mountain Building

What can erosion tell us about climate change? Sean Gulick, a geophysicist at the Jackson School

Ken Tankersley, University of Cincinnati – Migratory Patterns

Fossils are helping us uncover our ancestors’ migratory patterns. Ken Tankersley, associate professor of anthropology and geology

David Rothery, The Open University – Water on Mars

Scientists have found evidence of liquid water on Mars. David Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences at The Open

Philipp Ruprecht, Columbia University – Volcanology Studies

It’s pretty busy inside of a volcano! Philipp Ruprecht, professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,

Upmanu Lall, Columbia University – Futuristic Irrigation

We all need water! Upmanu Lall, professor of engineering at Columbia University, explores the future of