Dr. Kristie Franz was recognized in December with an award from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Alumni Association. She is shown here receiving the President’s Award which recognizes outstanding professional and personal achievements and service to UW-Eau Claire. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in geology.
Melissa Piper, an undergraduate senior in the meteorology program, was recently hightlighted by LAS news. Melissa’s hands-on learning experiences with Iowa State have ranged from studying abroad in New Zealand to conducting an array of meteorological research projects, including two weeks of data collection (by aircraft!) in Costa Rica. You can read the full story … Continue reading Undergraduate Melissa Piper’s Adventures in Meteorology
Jerome Fast, a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) atmospheric scientist, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Iowa State University’s Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences at an honors and awards ceremony on Oct. 24 in Ames, Iowa. Fast has three degrees from Iowa State University – a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and mathematics, a master’s … Continue reading Dr. Jerome Fast awarded GEAT Distinguished Alumni Award
The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Ben Johnson as our newest faculty member! Ben is a geologist and geochemist with broad interests that span Earth History and Earth System Science. He uses a variety of rock archives, including chemical sediments, glacial tills, and igneous rocks as records of the … Continue reading GEAT welcomes new faculty member Dr. Ben Johnson
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Wanamaker, associate professor of geology, who has been named a Geological Society of America (GSA) Fellow. Dr. Wanamaker will be recognized at the GSA annual meeting held next week (September 22-25, 2019) in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Wanamaker was nominated by Dr. David Gillikin, professor of geology and environmental science at Union … Continue reading Dr. Alan Wanamaker named GSA Fellow