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Goldschmidt -- the world's biggest geochemistry conference, Sacramento, Calif., June 8-13
Goldschmidt2014 is due to take place in Sacramento, Calif., from June 8-13, 2014, and journalists are welcome to attend. (2014-05-15)
Goldschmidt -- the world's major geochemistry conference, Prague, Aug. 16-21, 2015
Goldschmidt2015, the world's major geochemistry congress, is due to take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from Aug. (2015-07-05)
Goldschmidt -- the world's major geochemistry conference
Goldschmidt2016, the world's major geochemistry congress, is due to take place in Yokohama, Japan, from June 26-July 1, 2016. (2016-05-17)
Goldschmidt2014 -- The world's most important Geochemistry conference
Following the extensive press coverage of Goldschmidt2014 in Florence last week -- make a note of the 2014 conference in Sacramento, CA. (2013-09-03)
Syracuse University geologists confirm oxygen levels of ancient oceans
Geologists at the Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences have discovered a new way to study oxygen levels in the Earth's oldest oceans. (2014-06-10)
Marine researcher wins prestigious chemistry prize
The Organic Geochemistry Division of the Geochemical Society of America has awarded the 'Treibs Medal 2005' to Prof. (2005-09-15)
CO2 fertilization is slowing global warming
A Boston College scientist has published new research introducing the concept of a CO2 fertilization factor for soil carbon, a way to measure an ecosystem's ability to store carbon in response to increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. (2004-06-17)
Univ. of Miami professor receives distinguished Goldschmidt Geochemistry Award
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science chemist is the 2011 recipient of the prestigious V. (2011-02-07)
Geochemist raises questions about carbon sequestration at Goldschmidt Conference
As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere rise, policy makers and scientists are looking at carbon sequestration as a way to tackle the problems associated with the greenhouse gas. (2010-06-16)
Symposium 'Changes on Earth' honors Yale Geologist Robert Berner
Robert A. Berner, the Alan M. Bateman Professor of Geology and Geophysics, a pioneer in the study of the geologic history of atmospheric oxygen and carbon dioxide, is being honored with a two-day symposium December 8 and 9 on the occasion of his retirement. (2006-12-05)
New study shows bacteria can use magnetic particles to create a 'natural battery'
New research shows bacteria can use tiny magnetic particles to effectively create a 'natural battery.' According to work published in journal Science on March 27, the bacteria can load electrons onto and discharge electrons from microscopic particles of magnetite. (2015-03-26)
EARTH: Tracking trace elements and isotopes in the oceans
Last fall, EARTH caught up with geochemistry grad student Jeremy Jacquot as he was about to embark on the first US-led GEOTRACES cruise across the Atlantic, where he and 32 researchers were hoping to measure and track concentrations of various trace elements and isotopes. (2011-04-26)
Geochemical Transactions moves to open access with BioMed Central
BioMed Central is pleased to announce that it will publish Geochemical Transactions, the online journal of the Geochemistry Division of the American Chemical Society, from January 1, 2006. (2005-11-16)
Scientists discover how gypsum forms -- and how it might tell us more about water on Mars
A new explanation of how gypsum forms may change the way we process this important building material, as well as allow us to interpret past water availability on other planets such as Mars. (2016-04-01)
Brantley elected to National Academy of Sciences
Susan L. Brantley, Distinguished Professor of Geosciences at Penn State and director of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Earth and Environmental Systems Institute has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences for her excellence in original scientific research. (2012-05-08)
2007 Albert Maucher Prize for Outstanding Young Geoscientists
Two young geoscientists have been selected to receive the Albert Maucher Prize by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) in honor of their outstanding research findings. (2007-11-14)
Experiments cast doubt on how the Earth was formed
New geochemical research indicates that existing theories of the formation of the Earth may be mistaken. (2017-08-13)
Professor of Marine Geosciences named 2016 AGU Fellow
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Professor Peter K. (2016-07-27)
U-M environmental scientist Joel Blum wins 2013 Patterson Award for research on mercury
University of Michigan environmental scientist Joel D. Blum has been awarded the 2013 Clair C. (2013-02-14)
Scientists make new estimates of the deep carbon cycle
Over billions of years, the total carbon content of the outer part of the Earth -- in its mantle lithosphere, crust, oceans, and atmospheres -- has gradually increased, scientists reported this month in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (2015-06-18)
Technique reveals age of planetary materials
The key to understanding the geologic history of the Solar System is knowing the ages of planetary rocks. (2015-01-20)
Why does a Yellowstone microorganism prefer meager rations over rich ones?
A microorganism that thrives in a hot spring draws its nutrients from low-energy sources rather than rich ones -- and scientists can't figure out why. (2017-07-03)
This week from AGU: Blogs from #AGU15, ocean sounds & winds, & 5 new research papers
A new analysis helps consumers choose which appliances to swap for more efficient models and save money in the process, with some surprising results. (2016-01-06)
UCSD scientists establish connection between life today and ancient changes in ocean chemistry
Researchers in computational biology and marine science have combined their diverse expertise and found that trace-metal usage by present-day organisms probably derives from major changes in ocean chemistry occurring over geological time scales. (2006-11-06)
What everyone should know about Earth sciences summarized in free NSF-funded e-booklet
If you're clueless about petrology, paleobiology and plate tectonics, the National Science Foundation and the Earth Science Literacy Initiative have just released a free pamphlet offering a concise primer on what all Americans should know about the Earth sciences. (2009-06-04)
Freeman elected to National Academy of Science
Katherine Haines Freeman, professor of geosciences, Penn State, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences for her excellence in original scientific research. (2013-05-02)
Carmala Garzione to receive GSA 2007 Young Scientist Award
Dr. Carmala N. Garzione, associate professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Rochester, is recipient of the Geological Society of America Young Scientist Award for 2007. (2007-08-30)
On sorting through global detritus and discovering former earths
More than 200 years ago, James Hutton gave birth to the field of sedimentary provenance when he theorized that the earth on which we live was made up of materials from (2007-07-26)
Four-billion-year-old rocks yield clues about Earth's earliest crust
UAlberta Ph.D. student's studies of ancient rocks show Earth's earliest crust generated in an Iceland-like setting. (2014-05-29)
Yellowstone into the future
In the September issue of GSA TODAY Guillaume Girard and John Stix of McGill University in Montreal join the debate regarding future scenarios of intracaldera volcanism at Yellowstone National Park, USA. (2012-08-30)
Roof of the world
The Geological Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce a joint scientific meeting hosted in partnership with the Geological Society of China, to be held 17-19 June 2013 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. (2012-08-09)
Richard Carlson to receive 2008 N. L. Bowen Award from AGU
Carnegie Institution geochemist Richard Carlson will receive the 2008 Norman L. (2008-07-23)
UC Riverside biogeochemist receives high honor
Timothy Lyons, a distinguished professor of biogeochemistry in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, has been named a 2015 Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry. (2015-02-18)
University of Miami Rosenstiel School geochemist Millero named AAAS Fellow
The American Academy for the Advancement of Science announced that it has elected Frank J. (2010-02-23)
Groundwater unaffected by shale gas production in Arkansas
A new study by scientists at Duke University and the U.S. (2013-05-15)
Carnegie's Bjørn Mysen named Geochemical Fellow by Geochemical Society
The Geochemical Society and the European Association for Geochemistry has announced that Bjørn Mysen, senior scientist at Carnegie's Geophysical Laboratory is one of seven scientists named a Geochemical Fellow for 2008. (2008-04-21)
Virginia Tech geoscientists resolve inconsistent data on crystal growth, dissolution
Virginia Tech geoscientists Patricia Dove and Nizhou Han have demonstrated that crystals dissolve and grow by the same set of analogous 'reversed' mechanisms. (2005-10-17)
Cutting through continental crust
This new volume from the Geological Society of America provides a synthesis of crustal cross sections with a special emphasis on the western North American Cordillera. (2009-09-08)
MIT Researchers Propose New Model For Convective Circulation Within Earth's Mantle
Almost two years after convincing the scientific community that most of the Earth's mantle is uniform in composition, National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology propose a model that may explain why the mantle seems to comprise two dissimilar and separate sections. (1999-03-19)
Earth's dynamic interior
Seeking to better understand the composition of the lowermost part of Earth's mantle, a team of Arizona State University researchers has developed new simulations that depict the dynamics of deep Earth. (2014-03-30)
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