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Geological Survey Preparing Two New Networks to Monitor Small Earthquakes and Groundwater Levels

The Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kentucky is working to install two new networks across the state to gather important data on low-level seismicity and the state’s groundwater levels.

From Mountains to Sea and All Points In-Between: Undergraduate Research in EES

With the generous support of alumni EES has recently awarded the first round of the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellowships.

First Annual UK Postdoctoral Symposium

They conduct lab research and teach classes, but they are neither faculty nor graduate students. Postdoctoral scholars, or postdocs, serve an important role at UK, a research institution. However, they are scattered across various departments and have not always had an opportunity to meet and share their work.

Moecher Named Earth and Environmental Sciences Endowed Alumni Professor

Dave Moecher, professor and chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named the Earth and Environmental Sciences Endowed Alumni Professor.

STEMCats End Spring Semester Strong with Research

In the fall of 2014, a group of 235 incoming students became the first class of STEMCats at the University of Kentucky. This week, they are not only wrapping up their first year at UK

As Oso Disaster Anniversary Nears, Kentucky Geologists Urge Preparation for Landslides

As the anniversary of the most fatal landslide in the history of the continental United States approaches, we are reminded of the importance of evaluating geologic hazards and communicating that information to communities that may be at risk.

Dave Moecher Receives NSF Grant to Understand Magma Formation in Earth's Crust

The grant, a collaborative effort with Scott Samson and students at Syracuse University, will support two years of research from a UK graduate student, undergraduate student and at least one Lexington high school student, who will each work on a different component of the research.

Morocco, Maps, and Precipitation: The NSF Grant with Ben Currens

In the summer of 2014, several undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts and Sciences received a grant from the National Science Foundation. This NSF grant gave them the means to pursue research in various fields as they explored their interests and prepared for their potential futures. In this podcast, we speak to Ben Currens, a graduate student in the Earth and Environmental Science Department. Listen in as Currens discusses his experiences with research and the unexpected turns that he has found along the way.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard
 

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Office Hours with Kevin Yeager and Julia Johnson

In this pre-Thanksgiving episode of Office Hours, Kevin Yeager of Geology and Julia Johnson of English swing in to tell us about their work. Being a husband and wife team, there are interesting ways in which the research they each do intertwines! And then, before we go, Professor Johnson tells us all about the MFA in Creative Writing now available at UK!

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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Finding Faults: Inside Sean Bemis' Research

Sean Bemis put his hands together side by side to demonstrate two plates of the earth’s crust with a smooth boundary running between them. But that boundary is not always smooth and those plates do not always sit together neatly, which makes the earth’s crust a dynamic and complex surface.

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