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Sea-level Rise: Reality Strikes in East Coast Communities

Published: Sep 13th, 2016

Recent research at the Lignumvitae Key in South Florida conducted by the Department of Geological Sciences’ Paleoclimate research group was featured in a New York Times article entitled, “Flooding of the… Read More

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A Mixed Response: Floodwaters return to the Colorado River but can release greenhouse gases

Published: Jul 29th, 2016

Original article published on July 7, 2016 on UF News site Deliberately flooding riverbeds left parched by dams has great potential to restore wetlands, but may also have a significant unintended… Read More

What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

Dr. Andrea Dutton — Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences — and colleagues at the University of Michigan have utilized a new technique of analysis to reconstruct Antarctic ocean temperatures… Read More

Biochar Research Featured on PBS WEDU

Published: Jun 13th, 2016

A recent WEDU PBS video about Biochar featured research by Dr. Andrew Zimmerman, Associate Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences. Dr. Zimmerman’s research assess the stability of biochar formed from different… Read More

To ‘frack’ or not to ‘frack’?

Published: May 5th, 2016

A recent article by Ray Russo and Elizabeth Screaton – faculty in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida — addresses the science behind the debate regarding whether fracking for oil… Read More