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Faculty member Peter Webster receives 2016 Sigma Xi Sustained Research Award

3/8/2016

Peter Webster has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Sigma Xi Sustained Research Award, a prestigious internal honor at Georgia Tech.

The award is given to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding sustained research in a given area.

Faculty members Rodney Weber and Thanos Nenes in Nature Geoscience

02/29/2016

CITATION: Rodney J. Weber, Hongyu Guo, Amistead G. Russell and Athanasios Nenes, “High aerosol acidity despite declining atmospheric sulfate concentrations over the past 15 years,” (Nature Geoscience, 2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2665.

Faculty member Yuanzhi Tang awarded NSF CHEM-OCE grant

EAS faculty member Yuanzhi Tang has been awarded an NSF CHEM-OCE grant. 

Collaborative Research: Exploring the role of exogenous polyphosphate in the precipitation of calcium phosphate minerals in the marine environment

For more information, please see the NSF website:  https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1559087&HistoricalAwards=false

EAS Faculty elected as AAAS Fellows for 2015

Jean Lynch-Stieglitz and Paul H. Wine have been recognized as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2015. The recognition is given by their peers based on their distinguished contributions to science on their fields.

 

Professor Lynch-Stieglitz has been acknowledged for her “physical oceanography approaches to the study of transient circulation changes during ice ages, providing a window into the ocean’s interaction with today’s climate change.”

 

CoS Graduate Writing Workshop: "Telling and Selling the Story Hiding in your Dataset"

On Friday, November 13, 2015, thirteen EAS PhD students participated in a six-hour Georgia Tech College of Sciences graduate student science communication workshop "Telling and Selling the Story Hiding in your Dataset". The workshop was led by Sarah Simpson (former Scientific American editor and current Education and Public Outreach Director for the NASA Astrobiology Institute Alternative Earths team based at UC Riverside), organized by EAS faculty member Jennifer Glass, and sponsored by GT College of Sciences.

Emily Christ 1st place in the PhD Student Paper Contest at the Cotton Agronomy and Physiology Conference

The Cotton Agronomy and Physiology Conference held during the 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans, Louisiana January 5th-7th 2016 was the awarding entity. The title of the presentation was "Predicting Heat Stress in Cotton Using Probabilistic Canopy Temperature Forecasts".

GEAS Alumni of the Year Lecture: Angela Fritz

The Graduates in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (GEAS) committee would like to invite you to attend the GEAS Alumni of the Year Lecture which will be held Thursday, October 22nd, at 3:30 pm in the Ford Environmental Science and Technology building, classroom L1205.

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