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Geology in the News

11/6/17

The department would like to welcome Kristin Poinar, a NASA climate scientist whose study on giant cracks in the Greenland Ice Sheet made headlines worldwide in early 2017.

11/6/17

Underground stockpiles of water — housed in layers of porous rock called aquifers — are one of the world’s most important sources of drinking water.

Center for Geohazards Studies

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