New evidence from nickel isotopes analyzed in Dr. Wasylenki’s lab helps confirm the role of volcanic activity in causing extinctions of both marine and terrestrial species 250 million years ago. Read all about it in the new Nature Communications paper or at NAU News!
PhD student Eva Baransky (Earth & Environmental Science) is one of two awardees nationwide of a Mineralogical Society of America Research Grant. Baransky applied for the grant in order to study what controls the amount of nickel dissolved in the world’s oceans. Nickel is an essential trace metal nutrient for organisms from the bottom to the top of the marine… Read more