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UA GeoAPT laboratory launches new website

The UA GeoAPT laboratory has launched today its new website: http://uageoapt.ua.edu The UA GeoAPT laboratory seeks to develop the atom probe tomography (APT) technique for improving the geochemical characterization of

Natasha Dimova co-authored PNAS paper

Dr. Adina Paytan, a research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, led a team of researchers, including Dr. Natasha Dimova, a UA assistant professor of Geological Sciences, to

Kim Genareau’s volcano lightning research in the news

Dr. Kim Genareau’s recent paper in Geology is highlighted in several news articles such as, Science,  Science News, KQED, and Science Daily. Her research describes how extreme heating of airborne ash by lightning

Lindahl MS and Ph.D. Scholarships Available Now

Lindahl Ph.D. and M.S. Scholarships: The University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences (DGS) seeks highly qualified Ph.D. and M.S. students with specializations in topics that complement faculty research interests.

Samantha Hansen honored by Alabama State Legistlature

The Alabama Legislature passed a Resolution on July 23, 2014, honoring Dr. Samantha Hansen for her Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE). The Resolution, by Tuscaloosa representative John Merrill, notes that

Groundbreaking Groundwater Research

Dr. Chunmiao Zheng, the George Lindahl III Endowed Professor of Hydrology in the Department of Geological Sciences, received the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his alma

Seeking Post-Docs

Projects in a range of fields including geophysics, petrology, geochemistry, hydrology, stable isotopes, tectonics, and structural geology

Students and Faculty in the News

January, 2014……….. Josh Vanlandingham, an undergraduate student at DGS was selected to receive the Second Place Gordon I. Atwater Award for his poster, “Unraveling Gulf Coast paleo-rainfall variability using climate proxies archived in Alabama stalagmites,” presented at the