RECENT VOLCANOLOGY TRIPS FOR EES STUDENTS
Dr. Kirk Schleiffarth recently led undergraduate and graduate students on two field trips to volcanic features in the Capulin, NM area and to Big Bend National Park, Texas. Students were able to see firsthand the deposits of a variety of volcanic processes and compositions and enjoy the scenic southwest.
Majie Fan Con-Tex grant
Majie Fan, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, received a 2019 ConTex Collaborative Research Grant Proposal Award for $48,759 for a project titled “Rise of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico, and its impact on the North American Monsoon.”
Winguths publish paper examining timing of events during largest extinction in geological record
Two geoscientists at The University of Texas at Arlington are co-authors of a study which used multiple forms of analysis to provide new insights into the largest mass extinction in the geological record, the end-Permian extinction (EPE).
Environmental Outreach News
Students and advisor of Sigma Gamma Epsilon Beta Omega chapter at UTA volunteered to clean-up shoreline of Lake Arlington which took place on the morning of March 30th at Bowman Springs Park of the City of Arlington. More than 3 full bags full of plastic trash, and an old tire were collected
Research by Winguth cited in Fourth National Climate Assessment report
Research conducted by Arne Winguth, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, and colleagues was cited in the recently released second volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), a congressionally mandated report by the U.S. Global Change Research Program.