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Cited Professors
Faculty News, Honors/Awards

Larry Edwards among most cited researchers in the world

Posted December 7, 2022

Four CSE faculty were recently named among the most "Highly Cited Researchers" in the world.

FoxArticle
Faculty News

Attenuated evolution of mammals through the Cenozoic

Posted November 18, 2022

Earth & Environmental Sciences Professor and Bell Museum Associate, David Fox, has co-authored a piece in Science on the evolution and diversification of mammals over prehistoric time.

PGC high resolution map
Researcher & Staff News

High-res maps of entire polar regions provide new clues for climate researchers

Posted October 26, 2022

With four more years of satellite imagery data, researchers in the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and their partners have now released the most detailed polar region terrain maps ever created.

Santelli Model
Faculty News, Researcher & Staff News

Get to Know: The Santelli Environmental and Applied Biogeochemistry Lab

Posted October 13, 2022

Research in Associate Professor Cara Santelli’s lab uses laboratory and observational field-based approaches to shed light on coupled microbial and abiotic processes.

Plinio Thesis
Honors/Awards, Researcher & Staff News

IRM Postdoc Receives Honors

Posted October 12, 2022

IRM Postdoc, Plinio Jaqueto has received the Brazilian national award for best PhD thesis in Geophysics 2022, and GSA Karst Division's Young Scientist Award!

RAMP group
Faculty News, Researcher & Staff News

Get to know: The Rock and Mineral Physics Laboratory

Posted October 12, 2022

The Rock and Mineral Physics Laboratory at the University of Minnesota uses laboratory-based experiments to investigate the physical properties of geological materials.

GSA 2022
School/Dept News

ESCI Takes On GSA

Posted October 7, 2022

The Earth & Environmental staff made the journey out to GSA this year in Denver. Read through a journal of our crew's experience at GSA!

Marc Hirschmann Inducted into NAS
Faculty News, Honors/Awards

Professor Hirschmann Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

Posted October 7, 2022

Professor Marc Hirschmann has received the prestigious honor of being inducted into the National Academy of Sciences joining ESCI Professors Larry Edwards and David Kohlstedt.

Sapphire MC-ICP-MS
Faculty News, Researcher & Staff News

Tracing the Global Potassium Cycle Through Its Stable Isotopes

Posted October 7, 2022

Assistant Professor Xinyuan Zheng and his group are developing new mass spectrometry techniques to measure stable K isotope ratios in nature, providing a new way to study the K cycle.

Ben Receiving award
Alumni News, Honors/Awards

Alumnus Benjamin Tutolo Receives the 2022 MSA Award

Posted September 26, 2022

Ben Tutolo, (Ph.D. 2015) has received the high honor of being named the 2022 recipient of the Mineralogical Society of America Award.