Research

Dr. Kim Genareau’s research profiled

Kim Genareau’s recent paper in Geology,¬†focused on the interaction of volcanic ash and lightning,¬†garnered public attention to her research. But this profile describes her work on the geochemistry of particularly violent volcanic eruptions. Understanding the causes of such eruptions is a major theme in her research, including her most recent paper in the¬†Geological Society of

Christine Bassett’s thesis research profiled

Alabama MS student Christine Bassett’s thesis research was the focus of a recent post by the International Council for Archaeozoology’s blog on Stable Isotopes in Zooarchaeology. She is studying climate records recorded in growth histories and oxygen isotope geochemistry of butter clam shells from the west coast of Canada and Alaska.

Joel Legg wins Award of Excellence for poster presentation at AAPG

A poster paper presented by Department of Geological Sciences M.S. student Joel Legg at the April 2014 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition in Houston, Texas, was selected for an Award of Excellence as a ‚ÄúTop Ten‚ÄĚ Poster Presentation.¬† The title of the poster presentation was: ‚ÄúAnalysis of the Petroleum Generation Potential

Wilson Wins Thesis Award

Lance Wilson, graduate student in geology, recently won the University of Alabama Outstanding Thesis Award.