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News and Announcements

Category: Earth & Environmental Studies

Hermann Bermudez sampling rock

Doctoral student receives GSA Award to promote understanding of the consequences of the Chicxulub asteroid impact

Hermann D. Bermudez, a PhD student in the Environmental Science and Management program, has received a Geological Society of America research grant to support field work.

Qiufeng Lin working in lab

Environmental Science and Management PhD student receives NJWEA Award

Qiufeng Lin has recently been selected as a recipient of the 2022 John J. LaGrosa Award by the New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA)

Dr. Cui with her lab students

Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Ying Cui

JOIDES Resolution docked

Doctoral Student Joins Ocean Expedition to Investigate Climate Change

Victoria Hojnacki is one of 52 scientists selected for International Ocean Discovery Program expedition

drought map and it's impact on wildfires in those areas

Tracking forest biomass and disturbance with NASA’s MISR

Dr. Mark Chopping, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies, and colleagues have published NASA-funded research to map aboveground biomass and disturbance in southwestern forests using multi-angle imaging.

mounds of plastic bottles within plastic bags at Gaeta Recycling Co. Inc in Paterson

Will the plastic bag ban in N.J. help the environment? Here’s what experts say.

Dr. Pankaj Lal, Professor, Earth and Environmental Studies, speaks with Jackie Roman about the upcoming bag ban

Dr. Deng in CELS lab

USDA Awards Professor $750K Grant for Wastewater Research

Yang Deng will lead four-year study on developing sustainable water reuse systems through USDA funding

Samantha Benjamin in the lab

How Student Researchers Can Change the World

Student scientists presented their research at the Fall 2021 Casabona Future Scientists Competition

Dr. Pankaj Lal speaking at the CESAC Summit

Newark Residents Urge Gov. Murphy To Stop Plans For New Power Plant As He Touts “Landmark” Environmental Justice Law

Dr. Pankaj Lal speaks with Karen Yi from WNYC regarding the proposed plant

flying drone at the beach

Join the PhD program and research developed coastline dynamics

Dr. Jorge Lorenzo-Trueba is seeking a student to join the Environmental Science and Management PhD program and join his research group

Dr. Galster conducting field research

Dams disproportionately removed from areas with more non-Hispanic white residents

Dr. Josh Galster spoke with the Geological Society of America regarding dam removal in the US

assistant professor Ying Cui in her lab

New Research Uncovers Cause of Earth’s Largest Mass Extinction

Findings show rapidly rising carbon dioxide levels were behind the end-Permian event