A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers will head to West Antarctica next winter as part of an international collaboration to explore a melting glacier that could significantly affect global sea levels. The Thwaites Glacier drains the ice from an area roughly the size of Florida, accounting for around 4 percent of current global sea-level rise — an amount that has doubled since the mid-1990s and looks to be accelerating.
Britney Schmidt takes researchers and grad students to search for life under the ice of Antarctica, an environment that may have a lot in common with Jupiter's moon, Europa.
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Amy Williamson is headed to the University of Oregon as a postdoctoral researcher. She says Georgia Tech and the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences prepared her well for this new role.
Judith Curry is named for the fields of geophysical sciences and climatology, the only person listed in these categories.
Paul Goldbart, dean of the Georgia Tech College of Sciences, has been named dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the College of Sciences is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing programs that enhance the instructional, research, and career opportunities for faculty. Key areas of responsibility include faculty hiring; mentoring of faculty; faculty retention, promotion, and tenure; and diversity, equity, and inclusion at the faculty level.
Kim Cobb and Beril Toktay are being recognized for their groundbreaking accomplishments with the Internship and Co-op Carbon Reduction Challenge.
James Wray is a planetary scientist who studies the surfaces of planets. He is motivated by the search for life in the universe or conditions that support life. His research focuses on Mars and icy moons in the outer solar system.
Scientists want to set a voluntary standard that manufacturers compete to meet