The Department of Geosciences at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, invites applications for one tenure-track assistant professor in Human-Environment Interactions with an emphasis on water for Fall 2016 pending budgetary approval. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in the application of social sciences to address questions related to water. Research areas may include… more »
Geosciences students Sharon Murphy and Chelsea Zakas reached the summit of Mt. Baker, Washington, with GSU President Mark Becker! They spent a semester training and preparing for the arduous and dangerous climb. Sharon and Chelsea hiked with a backpack weighing 40 pounds on a trail system of varied terrain, including snow, ice, mud and rocks.… more »
Our undergraduate Geology Field School, held annually in Montana, has been awarded the 2015 Geological Society of America / Exxon-Mobil Field Camp Excellence Award! This award puts us among the best undergraduate geoscience programs in the nation. Every geologist looks back on their field school experience as a major formative experience – to see our program… more »
Geosciences master’s student Lucy Taylor examines lead contamination in the gold mining villages of Nigeria. Lucy has been a huge part of our department here at GSU Geosciences for years. As a leader of student organizations and now performing compelling research, Lucy continues to make us proud. This is… more »
Dr. Dan Deocampo, Chair of the Department of Geosciences, was inducted as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, at the Society’s annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, in October. According to GSA, “Fellowship is an honor that is bestowed on the best of our profession in recognition of distinguished contributions to the geosciences.”… more »
Check out this great video from the University of Texas to get a better idea of what we do as Geoscientists.
Georgia Teachers, Students, Families, and Friends of Geography have a great opportunity to team up with two Geosciences Faculty (Dr. Hawthorne and Dr. Visaggi) as they lead a funded initiative from the National Geographic Society Education Foundation. The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) is a non-profit organization of individuals who believe that geographic knowledge is essential… more »
Our own Dr. Dajun Dai has been a contributor to new legislation and policy involving the Geosciences in Georgia! Collaboration between regional commissions across Georgia should make access to information and services much simpler and more extensive. In his position on the Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council, Dr. Dai has helped to make an impact on… more »
WEDNESDAY (October 15)
GEOS Information Session & Clubs Meeting at 12pm à FREE Pizza and GEOS swag in the Green Room (Kell 301) Welcome by Department Chair Dr. Deocampo… come learn more about opportunities in GSU Geosciences!
Applied Geography Conference at the Hilton in Atlanta (Wednesday – Friday) Several GSU faculty and students will be… more »