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Study finds global action needed to ensure acceptable climate futures

4/18/2019

Francisco Tutella April 16, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ensuring a tolerable climate future, one that reduces warming while considering the costs, requires immediate global action, according to... read more

Fossils show recovery from extinction event helped shape evolutionary history

3/28/2019

Matthew Carroll March 27, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ancient sea-floor dwellers are providing new clues about how mass extinctions steer life’s evolutionary history, according to scientists.... read more

Research predicts size, magnitude, timing of lab earthquakes

3/12/2019

David Kubarek March 11, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For the first time, the magnitude, time and duration of earthquakes in a laboratory setting were predicted by a team of researchers from Penn... read more

Have you moved?

3/6/2019

Lets make sure you are not missing out on all the great things happening in the department and at the university!! You can update your contact information by contacting: The Department of... read more

Coda waves reveal carbon dioxide storage plume

2/26/2019

A'ndrea Elyse Messer February 26, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Pumping carbon dioxide into the ground to remove it from the atmosphere is one way to lower greenhouse gases, but keeping track of... read more

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