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Events and Seminars

Dec 6 Mon 12:10pm

SRL/JEDI Seminars

Hybrid - Tate 401-20 & via Zoom.
Soft Rock Talk

December 6
AGU Practice Presentations - Multiple presentors

Dec 8 Wed 12:10pm

HRL/JEDI Seminars

Hybrid - Tate 401-20 and virtually via Zoom.

Amy Ryan, Researcher, Rock and Mineral Physics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
An experimental study of melt migration in crystal-rich manmas and mushes

Recent News

Justin Revenaugh receiving award

Justin Revenaugh receives UMN's Morse-Alumni award for excellence in undergraduate education

November 19, 2021
Professor Justin Revenaugh was a 2020 recipient of UMN's Morse-Alumni award for excellence in undergraduate education. The pandemic-delayed award ceremony was finally held this week!
The preferred Markov Chain Monte-Carlo inversion result ensemble

Evidence for Stress Localization Caused by Lithospheric Heterogeneity From Seismic Attenuation

November 16, 2021
Earth & Environmental Sciences' Zhao Zhu, and Dr. Max Bezada, along with additional co-authors Joseph S. Byrnes, and Heather A. Ford publish a paper in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.
The features of a subduction zone

How the Earth Recycles

November 1, 2021
STAMP publishes an article on the chemistry of lawsonite in Frontiers for Young Minds
Glacial Lakes State Park, Starbuck, MN

Commitments To Indigenous Peoples And Their Lands

October 26, 2021
On behalf of the department, Crystal Ng and Gabriela Ines Diaz have released a statement articulating the department's Commitments To Indigenous Peoples And Their Lands, as part of the process
J Jones teaching Geomorphology in the field

More than fun in the sun

October 7, 2021
PhD Candidate, Jabari Jones publishes article in the Journal of Geoscience Education highlighting the value of field trips as a pedagogical tool.
Picture of Jabari Jones doing Field work

JEDI Conversations

October 1, 2021
PhD Candidate, Jabari Jones, publishes editorial in journal AGU Advances

Recognizing Geology’s Colonial History for Better Policy Today

Precambrian bedrock in an area ceded by the Chippewa to the U.S. federal government in an 1854 treaty, currently known as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota
Photo credit
Jenn McDonald

Earth Science's, Maddy Nyblade, and the Minnesota Geological Survey's Jenn McDonald have published an article in Eos recognizing and reckoning with the colonial history of Geology. From the field's founders to the violence of laws, policies, and dispossession that made Geology relevant, this article details a past often ignored in favor of a history stripped of its colonial legacy, and highlights opportunities for change.