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News and Announcements

Category: Earth & Environmental Studies

Dr. Deng receiving the WEF Camp Award for 2023

Professor Honored with Prestigious National Research Award

Dr. Yang Deng, Earth and Environmental Studies, named the recipient of the 2023 Camp Applied Research Award

volcanic eruptions and meteor shower

Professor Featured in Ancient Earth Series

Dr. Ying Cui was one of the scientists featured in the fourth episode, “Inferno”

Duke Ophori

Professor Selected for Groundwater Research Fellowship in Nigeria

Duke Ophori will travel to Nigeria to develop curriculum for groundwater and contaminant transport modeling

Bugs Need Heroes

Bugs Need Heroes

Doctoral candidate Kelly Zimmerman is part of a podcast where they create insect-inspired heroes

Amanda Baksa and Oluwafemi Soetan

Students receive The Land Conservancy NJ scholarships

CSAM students Amanda Baksa and Oluwafemi Soetan were two of the five students awarded scholarships this year

dinosaur artwork by Hermann Bermudez

Impact that killed the dinosaurs triggered “mega-earthquake” that lasted weeks to months

PhD candidate Hermann Bermudez discusses the topic of his upcoming presentation at the Geological Society of America’s Annual Conference

split sediment cores

Professor is part of Nature Communication study on ancient marine DNA in Antarctic sediment

The study demonstrates the utility of ancient DNA preserved in ocean floor sediment (sedaDNA) for reconstructing past marine environments and ecosystems

sem image of iron-rich lake sediment

Professor’s work on coal ash in the environment attracting media attention

Dr. Deng in his lab

Professor’s Research Wins Gold at International Water Association Conference

Dr. Yang Deng, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies, received the Project Innovation Award in the Breakthroughs in Research and Development category

map of heat islands in New Jersey; Jersey City, Newark and Elizabeth

Urban heat islands fire up temperatures, day and night

Dr. Greg Pope, Earth and Environmental Studies, speaks with NJ Spotlight News regarding these heat islands

JOIDES Resolution docked

Professor Elected 2022 Geological Society of America Fellow

2022 Field Geology class

Reaching New Heights

Student researchers study geologic wonders of the American West to help them protect earth’s resources