Olsson publishes new Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera

  Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Richard Olsson and co-authors on their recent book, Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera!  This is the third book in a larger series, and follows atlases on the Paleocene (by Olsson and others, 1999) and the Eocene. This Special Publication provides updates...

Kent shows how Jupiter, Venus' gravitational pulls contribute to Earth climate cycles

Congratulations to Prof. Dennis Kent and coauthors on their recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. To learn more, click here to read the press release in Rutgers News Click here for the full article...

Undergraduate Researchers Present in Northeastern GSA

On March 19th and 20th, Rutgers seismology group attended the Northeastern sectional meeting of GSA, held in Burlington, Vermont. In the session aiming to integrate geology and geophysics, our undergraduates, Stephen Elkington and Janine Hlavaty, contributed results from their research...

First EPS Publication in The Astrophysical Journal Letters

Chondrules are melt spherules in meteorites. Whether chondrules are universally primitive condensates from the solar nebula or spherules produced by planetesimal collisions during planetary accretion is uncertain. Emeritus Professor Roger Hewins and Ph.D. alumna Claire Condie defined the formation...

EPS celebrates graduates at Commencement 2018

Rutgers University celebrated Graduation on May 13, 2018. The day was cold and rainy, but did not dampen spirits. EPS celebrated its Geological Sciences graduates (here taking shelter within the Rutgers Stadium at the SAS Convocation). Pictured are Bachelor's degree recipients Trevor Tibbrine,...

Antarctic Adventures - Q&A with Professor Juliane Gross

This past winter, Professor Juliane Gross participated in the annual Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET), which consisted of several weeks of fieldwork in frigid conditions. Upon her return, we conducted a Q&A with Dr. Gross about her meteorite hunting expedition!