From the Newsroom...
Thu, 08 Feb 2018
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists recently moved the Doomsday Clock's minute hand to two minutes to midnight, the closest it's come to midnight since the Cold War. Tom Weber, professor of Earth and environmental sciences, discusses the clock and its underpinnings.
Thu, 25 Jan 2018
Juliana Conley '21 is using her experiences from a series of life detours to guide her academic goal: modeling wildfires and other environmental phenomena associated with climate change, via an interdisciplinary degree in geomechanics.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Environmental scientist Katy Sparrow ’17 (PhD) set out to discover whether ancient-sourced methane, released due to warming ocean waters, survives to be emitted to the atmosphere.
Fri, 03 Nov 2017
As the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists meets to evaluate scenarios for man-made catastrophe, Rochester scientists worry current risk levels are “way too high."
Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Mineralogical Society of America Award, a major honor in the field.