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Hello Everyone,  Thank you all for attending, participating, and sharing your time celebrating the accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.  I am humbled to be a part of this department and I mean it when I say I am excited about the road ahead.  We are already planning for next year, and do not forget what I said, we will be looking to add another entertainment component to the awards ceremony so start thinking and…
Alumni Event & Awards Ceremony
  Mark your Calendar The Geology Alumni & Awards Ceremony is Friday April 26th!  See the Department Events Calendar for schedule and updates: Alumni Event & Awards Ceremony     
Hampton, a 2021 UGA Geology graduate, has accepted a position with the Biscayne Bay Commission as Coordinator for the Department of Environmental Protection in Miami. The position serves as a neutral facilitator for the Biscayne Bay Commission, managing meetings and supporting the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve through communication and outreach, data input, and scientific assistance. In the picture, Hampton is working on a great hammerhead…
Congratulations to Ted Lord, former undergraduate alumnus of UGA Geology! Ted was awarded the President’s IGNITE award at Dal-Tile, Dallas, Texas, for excellence in finding and securing Alabama clay resources, geologic modeling, and clay testing and storage protocols! Dal-Tile has been in business for over 75 years and is known for its excellent high-end ceramic flooring, wall tile, countertops and industry ceramics.    
Remote Sensing: "Evaluation and Analysis of Remote Sensing-Based Approach for Salt Marsh Monitoring"   Authors: David F. Richards IV , Adam M. Milewski, Steffan Becker, Yonesha Donaldson, Lea J. Davidson, Fabian J. Zowam, Jay Mrazek and Michael C. Durham   Water Resources & Remote Sensing Lab (WRRS) Department of Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 20602, USA Abstract: In the United States (US), salt marshes are especially…
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Just a few images from "Geology Tailgate 2023"   HOMECOMING TAILGATE & POTLUCK: "Food, Games, Music & Football!"      
Tailgate 2023
Asteroid 32027 has been named after Jupiter for her contribution to the field of asteroid science as announced at the 2023 Asteroids, Comets, Meteors Conference (ACM 2023, Flagstaff, Arizona).    (32027) Jupitercheng = 2000 HO100 Discovery: 2000-04-24 / LONEOS / Anderson Mesa / 699 Hiu Ching Jupiter Cheng (b. 1995) is a Hongkongese planetary scientist with a Ph.D. in planetary geology from the University of Georgia. Her work on the…
"Congratulations to Dr. Cheng (UGA) and co-winner Dr. Denton (Purdue) for this highly deserved honor and for leading these impressive studies!" Hui Ching Jupiter Cheng, who obtained a Ph.D. in 2023 from the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, is a co-winner of the 2023 Pellas-Ryder Award for the paper entitled “Structural relationships in and around the Rheasilvia basin on Vesta” published in the Journal of Structural Geology in 2022.…
Brad Allgood graduated from UGA with degrees in Biology and Geology and is now a "documentary FILMMAKER focused on storytelling for impact". Allgood has just completed editing on a natural history documentary that is related to geology, that will air April 19th on PBS - Nature. As Allgood explains "The show looks at the geology and natural history of species along the Niagara Escarpment and some of the Great Lakes region. It is a very general…
  William "Skip" Simmons, a UGA 68' M.S. graduate who worked with Dr. Vernon Hurst on the "Mineralogy of south Georgia and North Carolina phosphorite", will be the feature speaker on Mineral Talks Live - the monthly LIVE interview series where we sit down with guests from all over the world and talk rocks presented by the Mineralogical Society of America.   Event: Mineral Talks Live Speaker: William "Skip" Simmon When: 5 April 2023 1:…

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