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Terry Engelder featured in Time Magazine article on gas shale.


For more than a decade, Bonnie Burnett and her husband Truman have owned a second home in the hilly farmland of Bradford County, in northeastern Pennsylvania. It was a getaway for the Burnetts (... read more

Richard Alley to Host PBS Special on Climate Change


Richard Alley, Evan Pugh professor of geosciences in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, is hosting a new PBS special on climate change and sustainable energy called "Earth: The... read more

Kump Named Department Head


Dean Easterling announced today that Lee Kump was named the next Department Head of Geosciences. His appointment commences July 1, 2011. Dr. Kump is a recognized authority on ocean-atmosphere... read more

Mann Elected to Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences Section of AAAS


Michael Mann has been elected to a 4 year term as Member-at-Large of Section W of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This section, Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences,... read more

Freeman Elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society


Professor Kate Freeman has been elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society. This is a major honor for Kate who has established a long record of innovation at the forefront of organic geochemistry.... read more