Real Field Experiences Right Here On Campus!

Posted On August 23, 2017
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GSU Geosciences students will have real opportunities for hands on experience this fall! Several groundwater monitoring wells will be installed right here on campus! Students will have an opportunity to supervise drilling, logging, and installation of wells that will later be used for creation of Hydrogeologic maps and water parameter sampling. Also, Dr. Luke Pangel… more »

Dr. Hankins takes over as Interim Department Chair

Posted On July 13, 2017
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Dr.  Hankins majored in Russian Area Studies and minored in Geography at Dartmouth College, received her Master’s degree in Geography from The University of Arizona, and completed her PhD in Geography at The University of Georgia. Prior to her arrival at Georgia State University, she held a two-year teaching position at The University of Georgia.

She… more »

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Dr. Deocampo moves to new position as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Posted On July 7, 2017
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The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Daniel Deocampo, Professor and Chair of Geosciences, has accepted the Associate Dean for Faculty Evaluation position, which will be reconstituted as the “Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement.”

As Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement, Deocampo will spearhead the evaluation and career progression of faculty… more »

Georgia State Geologists Unlock Mysteries of Ancient Climate Change

Posted On June 14, 2017
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Researchers from Georgia State University’s Geosciences Department are using mineralogical tools to study climate change in East Africa that dates back nearly 1.9 million years ago.

“Doing this research is exhilarating because you get a glimpse into how dynamic environmental change is on Earth,” said geosciences chair and Professor Daniel Deocampo, who is leading the… more »

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GSU Provost and Professor of Geosciences Risa Palm Publishes Paper on Climate Change Perception in Flagship Journal Annals of the AAG

Posted On March 13, 2017
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Dr. Risa Palm, who is the University Provost and also a Professor of Geosciences, has published a paper titled “What Causes People to Change Their Opinion about Climate Change,” in the journal Annals of the American Association of Geographers. She was joined in the paper by co-authors Drs. Gregory Lewis and Bo Feng, both of… more »

36th Annual Technical Conference of the National Association of Black Geoscientists to be held at GSU Sept 6-9

This Black History Month, we are proud to announce that the GSU Department of Geosciences will be hosting the 36th Annual Technical Conference of the National Association of Black Geoscientists!

The event will be on campus Sept 6-9, and will feature research presentations from faculty, industry, government, and students from across the nation.

We are… more »

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Graduate Student Milestones: Contact Dr. Larry Kiage to make sure that you’re on the right track graduate students!

Posted On October 26, 2016
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Please reach out to Dr. Larry Kiage if you are a new graduate student or an undergrad seeking information on graduate school. Or, if you just have questions! Dr. Kiage recently became the department Graduate Advisor and he has the answers you may need. You can email him at lkiage@gsu.edu or find him in his… more »

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Come check out the Geosciences Seminar Series!

Posted On September 9, 2016
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Come check out the Georgia State Geosciences Seminar Series! The series will include lectures discussing how the Geosciences impact our world. Come and find out the many ways that you can make difference in our planet and the policies we pursue. Ask questions, get involved. Light refreshments will be provided.

GSU to join the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science

Posted On February 11, 2016
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GSU will be joining the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI), the nation’s leading consortium promoting education and research in the water sciences.  This will allow access for GSU students and faculty to CUAHSI’s water data, research infrastructure, and educational and outreach programs, and it will highlight GSU Geoscience’s growing strengths… more »

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Welcome Dr. Pangle

Posted On January 27, 2016
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In January, Dr. Luke Pangle joined the ranks of our faculty as Assistant Professor of Geosciences! Dr. Pangle joins us after serving as a post-doctoral research scientist at Biosphere 2, the University of Arizona’s Landscape Evolution Observatory out in the Arizona desert! He earned his B.S. in Environmental Studies at Elon University, his M.S. in… more »