Archive for: Jackson School of Geosciences

 

Volcanoes Play Key Role in Long-Term Climate Shifts, UT Geologists Find

There are no crocodiles near the North Pole today, but that wasn’t always the case. Fossil bones from crocodile-like reptiles called champsosaurs have been unearthed...

 
 

Why Federal Support is Critical for Basic Research

Kitty L. Milliken, MA ’77, PhD ’85, is a senior research scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Methane Hydrate

Can’t see this video? Click here. It’s an elusive, chimerical material locked beneath the Earth’s surface, often called “fire and ice”...

 
 

Lost and Found

By day, Phil Bennett is a geology professor in the Jackson School of Geosciences. But he’s always on call as a volunteer with Travis County Search and Rescue. Phil...

 
 

Arctic Adventure

When it comes to finding the best stories about The University of Texas at Austin, the Alcalde will go to the ends of the earth. For this issue’s cover story,...

 
 

Great Ideas on Energy: Geologic Storage, Sawdust Stoves, Wind Law

A century ago, The University of Texas was built on energy. Some sources may have changed, but as these brilliant innovations prove, UT is still charging ahead. 8....

 
 

Great Ideas on Energy: Giant Touch Screens, Natural Gas, Instant Transportation Routes

A century ago, The University of Texas was built on energy. Some sources may have changed, but as these brilliant innovations prove, UT is still charging ahead. 14. ...

 
 

Skeletons in the Closet: Inside UT’s Creepiest Lab

It’s a horrifying image: a decaying animal carcass crawling with beetles that feast on flesh. It’s also a vital scientific technique used in the Skeletal...

 
 

The Geology of War

On D-Day—June 6, 1944—more than 34,000 Allied troops poured from planes and ships onto Normandy’s Omaha Beach. Today, though all visible signs of the battle...

 
 
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