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Sensors ready for deployment near the Hikurangi Margin subduction zone. (Photo Kerry Key)

Tectonic plates colliding deep below the ocean's surface can trigger major earthquakes and tsunamis. A new study from a team of scientists including Samer Naif shows that water may play a bigger role than previously known in the magnitude of these quakes.


Photo: Georgia Climate Project

The Georgia Climate Project was founded in 2018 as a collaborative effort between Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Georgia. Its scope has since expanded to include six more universities and colleges in Georgia.


Aerial SPRUCE

SPRUCE experiment study shows elevated levels of greenhouse gases emerging from carbon-rich peatlands


Smoke from human-caused wildfires on the Patagonian steppe are trapped in Antarctic ice. (Photo Kathy Kasic/Brett Kuxhausen, Montana State University)

Georgia Tech researcher’s team uses ice core samples to reveal significant smoke aerosols in pre-industrial Southern Hemisphere


Georgia Tech Leading in the Quest for Ocean Solutions

Learn how our researchers tackle some of the ocean’s biggest problems.


Georgia Tech Leading in the Quest for Ocean Solutions

Learn how our researchers tackle some of the ocean’s biggest problems.


Artist rendering of early Earth (Photo credit: NASA)

A new study is taking the air out of a hypothesis linking early Earth’s oxygenation to larger, more complex organisms. Georgia Tech researchers report a more complex effect


Mediterranean Sea region (Credit: European Environment Agency)

An Earth and Atmospheric Sciences research team led by Annalisa Bracco is applying new technology to decades-old data to help with marine species preservation, and to better locate and define protected areas


Julia Kubanek

Julia Kubanek, professor of biological sciences and chemistry and biochemistry, and associate dean for Research in Georgia Tech’s College of Sciences, has been named vice president for Interdisciplinary Research, effective July 1.


Teaching Outdoors During the Coronavirus Pandemic

A total of 40 awards and honors for College of Sciences instructors, thanks to high rankings from annual student evaluations of faculty


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