Dr. Pangle, with palm fronds

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 »

AGI Begins National Dialogue on Geosciences National Policy

Posted On November 9, 2015
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The geoscience community has the knowledge, experience, and ingenuity to address a wide range of societal needs. We study Earth’s systems, the complex geologic, marine, atmospheric, and hydrologic processes that sustain life and the economy. Geoscience expertise allows us to better understand and predict the interactions between people and Earth’s systems; such expertise is essential… more »

New Position Announcement

Posted On October 2, 2015
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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 »

From the Summit of Mt. Baker

Posted On June 3, 2015
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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 »

Geology Field School Receives Excellence Award

Posted On May 28, 2015
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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 »

The Georgia Geographic Alliance housed in Geosciences at Georgia State University

Posted On October 24, 2014
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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 »

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