Geology in the News

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11/20/17

Professor Howard Lasker will journey to the Caribbean island of St. John this month to study the impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria on coral reefs in the region.

11/20/17

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.

11/20/17

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

11/20/17

Among other presenters, UB Geologist Jason Briner led an NSF workshop entitled: "How Stable is the Greenland Ice Sheet?"

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