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Congratulations to Andy Smye on receiving the Geological Society's London's President's Award for 2017!


This award is conferred upon the geoscientist who is within ten years of his/her first degree in geoscience and who have made a notable early contribution to the science.   read more

Alley wins prestigious award


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Richard Alley, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences and associate of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State, will receive the 2017 Wollaston Medal... read more

Black History Month: Making History in the Geosciences

3/1/2017  read more

Deep groundwater aquifers respond rapidly to climate variability


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Changes in climate can rapidly impact even the deepest freshwater aquifers according to Penn State and Columbia University hydrologists.The researchers found that responses to... read more

Climate change effects, solutions to be discussed on WPSU’s 'Conversations LIVE'


 The effects of human-caused climate change both locally and throughout the world will be discussed by University experts during the next episode of WPSU Penn State’s “Conversations LIVE.” The live... read more