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Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Damara Orogen in Namibia.

Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Damara Orogen in Namibia

Published: Oct 18th, 2017

David Foster and Ben Goscombe (courtesy faculty member) recently published two large “focus” papers on the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Damara Orogen in Namibia.   A comprehensive analysis of the structures at the intersection… Read More

Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas

Engineered river diversions sequester carbon in deltas

Published: Oct 12th, 2017

Delta of a distributary on the Mississippi River created by coastal engineering efforts may have the potential to build long-term sinks of greenhouse gases.Many deltas are threatened by greater subsidence… Read More

Photos by Joshua Bright for the New York Times.

Spatial and temporal variability of sea level rise hot spots over the eastern United States

Published: Aug 21st, 2017

University of Florida scientists discover the cause of Atlantic coastline’s sea level rise hot spots is driven by the combined effects o naturally occurring ocean-atmosphere processes, El Niño (ENSO) and… Read More

Yucatan Field Course

Published: Jul 13th, 2017

It was a busy first week for students attending the UF in Merida (Yucatan, Mexico) Program.  After arriving in Merida on the evening of June 17, students met on Monday… Learn More

Using Noise to Monitor Permafrost

Using Noise to Monitor Permafrost

Published: Jul 13th, 2017

UF Geological Sciences PhD student Stephanie James has been advancing new methods to use seismic noise to monitor seasonal changes in depth to ice in Alaskan sediments. With co-authors from… Read More