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Congratulations to our amazing Geology Undergrads who presented their work at CURO 2024 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, GA!   Talk Presentation: Jay Mrazek - Preliminary Results from Fiber Optic Distributed temperature Sensing of an Alabama Cave System   Poster Presentation: William Bell - Mineral Alteration of Lunar Simulants. Sali Boyer - Mineral analysis of newly discovered granitic pegmatite: What it tells us…
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    Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science publication: The “extra pinch” of pseudosand to enhance tropical biogeochemical processes understanding.   Authors: Simone Kilian Salas1, Katharina H. E. Meurer2, Diana Boy3, Elisa Díaz García4, Susanne K. Woche4, Jens Boy4, Georg Guggenberger4, Stephan Peth4, Paul. A. Schroeder5, and Hermann F. Jungkunst1  1 - iES Landau, Institute for Environmental Science, RPTU Kaiserslautern…
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Over the weekend of March 2nd, undergraduate student Jay Mrazek, hydrogeology professor Dr. Charlotte Garing, and their group of volunteers successfully installed over 900 meters of fiber optic cable in a northeastern Alabama cave. This work takes advantage of the fine-resolution temperature sensing capabilities of an emerging technology in the realm of hydrology: fiber optic distributed temperature sensing (FO-DTS), with this project being one…
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Congratulations to Geology Graduate Students Kaitlyn Hulsey and Stephan Loveless who were selected for this year’s Outstanding TA (OTA) Awards at UGA. The Center for Teaching and Learning administers the Outstanding Teaching Assistant (OTA) award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. This award recognizes teaching assistants who demonstrate superior instructional skills while serving in the classroom or laboratory. The…
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  Mark your Calendar The Geology Alumni & Awards Ceremony is Friday April 26th!  See the Department Events Calendar for schedule and updates: Alumni Event & Awards Ceremony     
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  Congratulations to Dr. Valentine Nzengung, professor of environmental geochemistry and founder of MuniRem Environmental LLC., for being named a Regent’s Entrepreneur by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The title of Regents’ Entrepreneur recognizes outstanding faculty members with an established reputation as an innovator and who have demonstrated success in translating their research into a commercial setting.…
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American Society for Microbiology - mBio publication "Foraminifera as a model of eukaryotic genome dynamism"   Authors: Caitlin Timmons1, Kristine Le1, H. B. Rappaport1, Elinor G. Sterner1, Xyrus X. Maurer-Alcalá2, Susan T. Goldstein3, Laura A. Katz1,4 1 - Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA2 - Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY, USA3 - Department of…
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Georgia Partnerships for Essential Minerals (GEMs) Workshop: Paving the Way for Critical Mineral Production To address this demand for critical minerals and rare earth elements, 45 participants from academia, government, industry, and national labs gathered at the University of Georgia for the inaugural Georgia partnerships for Essential Minerals (GEMs) Workshop. The workshop was the first in a series of critical mineral conversations planned by…
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Georgia Essential Minerals (GEMS) Workshop - Sponsored by: University of Georgia, Georgia State University, and Georgia Institute of Technology The University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University, in collaboration with the Georgia Mining Association, will host an inaugural workshop on Georgia partnerships for Essential Minerals (GEMs). The one-day workshop is planned for Thursday, Feb. 1, at the University of…
Mineral resource map of Georgia [1969]
Remote Sensing: "Evaluation and Analysis of Remote Sensing-Based Approach for Salt Marsh Monitoring"   Authors: David F. Richards IV , Adam M. Milewski, Steffan Becker, Yonesha Donaldson, Lea J. Davidson, Fabian J. Zowam, Jay Mrazek and Michael C. Durham   Water Resources & Remote Sensing Lab (WRRS) Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 20602, USA Abstract: In the United States (US), salt marshes are especially…
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