UMD Researchers Develop New Method of Tracing Methane Emissions Back to Their Source

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Scientists Discover Molten Layer Covering Martian Core

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Department of Geology’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!

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UMD-led team rules out melted asteroids as the source of Earth's water

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Geology announces a new undergraduate major track in Earth and Environmental Sciences, beginning in fall of 2023!

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Faculty and Student Awards

Graduate students Sumedha Desikamani, Lucas Andrews, and Cosmo Varah-Sikes have been awarded "Future Investigator in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology" (FINESST) grants.

  • UMD alum Chris Yakymchuk (Ph.D. 2014) has been awarded the 2024 Early Geological Career Award from the Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology and Volcanology Division of the Geological Society of America. read more...
  • Graduate student Sourabh Shubham was selected to receive a Kulkarni Foundation Summer Research Fellowship for 2023! read more...
  • Professor Laurent Montési Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Study Tectonics in Norway read more...
  • Graduate students Amelia Lindsay-Kaufman (Post-Candidacy) and Alex Taylor (Masters) were both winners in the Graduate School's 2023 Three-Minute Thesis competition! read more...

Upcoming Events

Casey Braccia Thesis Defense

Monday, December 18, 2023

9:00 am

PLS 1130

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