Graduate Student Opportunities 2019
Join the School of Earth & Sustainability for your graduate school experience! Here is a list of projects/research foci available for students starting Fall 2019 in a Master’s program (MS: Geology or MS: Environmental Sciences & Policy) or in our PhD Program in Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability.
To learn more, follow the link or email the faculty member (PI).
|PI||MS: GLG||MS: ES&P||PhD||Topic|
|Aslan and Grimm||x||Working with citizen scientists to investigate seed dispersal and wildlife use of management mosaics in Costa Rica|
|Best||x||Maintaining aquatic biodiversity across climate gradients using natural vs. anthropogenic habitats|
|Best||x||Genetic diversity in aquatic invertebrates adapting to climate change|
|Buscombe||x||Spatial ecology of Gulf sturgeon spawning in Florida panhandle rivers|
|Buscombe||x||Acoustic detection of Dreissenids (freshwater mussels) in the Great Lakes|
|Huntzinger||x||x||Land-atmosphere carbon exchange and how the terrestrial carbon cycle impacts and is influenced by climate|
|Kaufman||x||x||x||NSF-Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change project: sedimentary records of annual- to millennial-scale Holocene climate in southern Alaska|
|McKay and Routson||x||x||x||Synthesizing regional Holocene dust flux in southern Colorado|
|Ort||x||Physical volcanology - phreatomagmatism, pyroclastic deposits, scoria cones, etc.|
|Riggs||x||Permian-Triassic tectonics of southwest North America supported by zircon-geochronology studies|
|Riggs||x||Volcanic signature of Permo-Triassic arc initiation along the west coast of North America|
|Smith||x||x||Lacustrine and fluvial environmental response to climate change in Eocene Wyoming|