Drs. Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Assistant Curator of Marine Mammals, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and Aaron Wood, Director of the Iowa State Geology Field Station and lecturer in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, describe Central America’s oldest marine mammal in a new article of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. The 20-million-year-old fossil … Continue reading Central America’s oldest marine mammal from the Panama Canal
Gabrielle Ledesma, an ISU junior geology major, has been featured in an article posted to Iowa State University’s homepage. The piece highlights the research that Gabbie has been doing with geology professor Dr. Elizabeth Swanner. Check out the full story here: https://www.iastate.edu/stories/2019/02/ledesma.
Dr. Cinzia Cervato, Morrill Professor in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, was featured in an ISU News article published on August 28, 2018. Quick look: Cinzia Cervato will start the fall semester with an explanation and an invitation to her students — she wants them to understand why she "flipped" her classroom and … Continue reading Dr. Cinzia Cervato featured in ISU News
Chanel Vidal, who just started her sophomore year as a geology major at Iowa State University, was recently featured in a ISU news story highlighting the multiple field work opportunities that she participated in this summer. These opportunities included spending a week aboard the R/V Endeavor on a research expedition from Rhode Island to Barbados, … Continue reading Chanel Vidal, geology sophomore, featured in ISU news story
Dr. Al Wanamaker, associate professor in geology, and Suzanne Ankerstjerne, the Stable Isotope Lab manager and lecturer in geology, both recently received awards from Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Wanamaker was awarded the Trapp Innovation award, set up by Onnolee U. Trapp and Orlin D. Trapp. Suzanne received the Professional … Continue reading Dr. Alan Wanamaker and Suzanne Ankerstjerne earn LAS awards
William Gutowski has been selected to be a lead author for the next Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment report which will be published in 2021. Gutowski, professor of geological and atmospheric sciences and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, researches regional scale climate simulation and analysis. His expertise will … Continue reading Gutowski selected as lead author in IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
The trip will lead us to the Alps next August 3-17, 2018 and we will get to see some extraordinary geology. Read about it here https://structure.ge-at.iastate.edu/2017/11/02/field-trip-to-the-swiss-alps/