Meraxes Dinosaur reconstruction
Faculty News

A new giant dinosaur gives insight into why many prehistoric meat-eaters had such tiny arms

Posted July 7, 2022

Discovery provides insight about the evolution and anatomy of big, carnivorous dinosaurs

Dino Team Missouri

The Chronister Dinosaur: Parrosaurus missouriensis

Posted March 22, 2022

Missouri’s only dinosaur locality, located in the southeastern part of the state in Bollinger County, was discovered by chance in 1940 on the property of the Chronister family

Lexi Thompson
School/Dept News

Introducing Lexi Thompson, External Relations

Posted March 21, 2022

Lexi will lead the development effort for Earth & Environmental Sciences by raising private support and will be working closely with the department head and faculty members.

Numerical Modeling Results
Researcher & Staff News

Geodynamics Research Lab: Modeling Subduction

Posted March 21, 2022

Plate subduction is a key mechanism of plate tectonics and is a critical component of Earth’s evolution. Our models help to deepen our understanding of subduction and Earth’s evolution.

Kang Group
Researcher & Staff News

Predicting fluid flow and transport processes in fractured geologic media

Posted March 17, 2022

Peter Kang's research group combines various cutting-edge research tools to advance our fundamental understanding of transport processes in porous and fractured media.

Teaching lab

Grad Students receive NAGT Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

Posted February 15, 2022

Earth & Environmental Sciences Grad Students Maya Gilchrist and Clementine Hamelin have been awarded Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.

Earth System
School/Dept News

Just approved! Updated ESCI courses on Earth System Science

Posted December 16, 2021

ESCI 2001 Earth System Science (lecture with lab, 4 credits) and ESCI 2101 Earth System Science (lecture only, 3 credits) now also satisfy Liberal Education Requirements for graduation!

Student News

ESCI Students present at Fall Virtual Undergraduate Student Research Symposium

Posted December 10, 2021

Four ESCI students have submitted virtual presentations as part of this semester's Undergraduate Research Symposium.


Faculty Member Receives Morse-Alumni Award

Posted 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, and the awardees celebrated.

The preferred Markov Chain Monte-Carlo inversion result ensemble
Student News

Evidence for Stress Localization Caused by Lithospheric Heterogeneity From Seismic Attenuation

Posted 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.