- Faculty and Staff
- Dan Hubacz
- Lindsay A. Byron
- Tobias Ackerman
- Trevor Metz
- Cristina Fernandez
- James Heiss
- Dajana Jurk
- Paul Martin
- Adam Pearson
- Dale Lambert
- Kevin Cabaniss
- Meg Christie
- Seth Pelepko
- Suzann Pomraning
- Nicole Raineault
- Christopher Russoniello
- Shatrughan Singh
- Adam Skarke
- Frank C. Smith
- Hilary Stevens
- Batholomew Wilson
- Keri Fisher
- Mahfuz Khan
- UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
- GRADUATE STUDIES
- GEOSCIENCE CAREERS
Delaware ALUMNI are...
- National park rangers
- With environmental firms
- Teaching secondary school
- Protecting our water supply
- At the U.S. Geological Survey
- Doing fundamental research
- Cleaning up Superfund sites
- At State Geological Surveys
- Working for Congress
- College professors
- Finding oil and gas
- State Geologists
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WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAMS SPECIAL?
- Small classes, close connections, and excellent instruction
- Fun field trips and hands-on science
- Opportunities to work with faculty on research
- Learning how the Earth affects your life and how you affect the Earth
- Interactions with other environmental programs
- Geoscientist and geoeducators get jobs
- Rocks rule!
NEWS and EVENTS
Dr. Ron Martin was recently interviewed for Carl Wolfson's web-based "Carl in the Morning Show", based in Portland, Oregon. You can hear Ron discuss his recent article in Scientific American (co-authored by Antonietta Quigg, Texas A&M University) entitled "Tiny Engines of Evolution" at http://www.carlwolfson.com/archive.
Dr. John Wehmiller, professor emeritus, has recently published 3 papers in the journal Quaternary Geochronology:
Simonson, A.E., Lockwood, R., Wehmiller, J.F., 2013. Three approaches to radiocarbon
calibration of amino acid racemization in Mulinia lateralis from
the Holocene of the Chesapeake Bay, USA. Quaternary Geochronology 16,
Wehmiller, J.F., 2013a. United States Quaternary coastal sequences and molluscan
racemization geochronology – what have they meant for each other over the
past 45 years? Quaternary Geochronology 16, 3–20.
Wehmiller, J.F., 2013b. Interlaboratory comparison of amino acid enantiomeric
ratios in Pleistocene fossils. Quaternary Geochronology 16, 173–182.
Dr. Holly Michael spent a week and graduate student Mahfuzar Khan is spending 3 weeks in Bangladesh doing field work as part of their ongoing studies of arsenic contamination in groundwater
Congratulations to Dr. John Madsen, who was nominated for UD's Excellence in Teaching Award for this year.
We are currently looking for a full-time Assistant Professor for a 2-year teaching position. For more information click here
Welcome our Newest Faculty Member
Dr. Adam F Wallace
Dr. Wallace is finishing his research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and will be joining us in August. His research interests are: low-temperature aqueous geochemistry, environmental mineralogy, geobiology, and geochemical modeling.