The JHU Gazette interviewed Assistant Professor Kevin Lewis for an article on Mars. Lewis works with images and topography of sedimentary rocks to evaluate the Martian landscape and geological features, all in an effort to determine the planet’s past climate. Read the full article here.
Department News Archive
Read the latest news from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in the Summer 2014 newsletter, now available online.
This June was the warmest one since record keeping began in 1880, a NOAA center reports. Same was true for May. It’s more evidence the planet is heating up, climate scientists say. Read the article in The Christian Science Monitor.
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the first of several anticipated tenure-track faculty positions in geology.
E&PS Research Professor Richard Stolarski has been honored by the prestigious journal Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) of the American Geophysical Union.
Junior Justin Falcone, who has dedicated his personal and academic pursuits to studying and addressing the global implications of climate change, was recently named one of 59 recipients of the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The awards are given annually to U.S. college undergraduates with demonstrated leadership potential and a commitment to public service.
In a paper published in this week’s issue of the journal Science, Darryn Waugh and his team show that subtropical intermediate waters in the southern oceans have become “younger” as the upwelling, circumpolar waters have gotten “older”—changes that are consistent with the fact that surface winds have strengthened as the ozone layer has thinned.
E&PS Lecturer Alexios Monopolis was interviewed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Educational Resources. Read the interview here.
The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the Morton K. Blaustein Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. We seek outstanding individuals with a recent PhD in any area of earth and planetary sciences.
Veblenite is found in Newfoundland and Labrador and acknowledges the accomplishments of a distinguished professor in earth and planetary sciences.