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Enhanced levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide are a likely key driver of global dryland greening, according to a paper published today in the journal Scientific Reports.The positive trend in vegetation greenness has been observed through satellite images...
Feb 12 2016
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Image Credit: CDC Click for full size image. Earth Sciences professor Gabriel Filippelli led a group of nearly two dozen climate scientists from Indiana's universities in penning a letter to Governor Mike Pence. The letter says that the Pence...
Oct 14 2015
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IUPUI professors have gone global. Faculty from the Department of Earth Sciences have been awarded several grants to research topics ranging from glacial deposits in Antarctica to arc magmatism in the North Pacific. The school has at least one team on...
Sep 29 2015
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A little rain wasn’t enough to stop the School of Science from having a great time at the IUPUI Regatta on Sept. 19.The School of Science had one of its most successful years at the seventh annual IUPUI Regatta. Justin Kosiba, Jeremy Sherer, Dillon Etter...
Sep 21 2015
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INDIANAPOLIS -- The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific organization, has presented its “Outstanding Continuing Public Relations Program” award to its Indiana members for assisting Celebrate Science Indiana, announced Robert Yost,...
Sep 17 2015
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The International Association of GeoChemistry (IAGC) named Gabriel Filippelli, professor of earth sciences, a 2015 IAGC Fellow. This honorary title is bestowed annually to up to two scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of...
Jul 22 2015
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The U.S. Department of State is turning to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and other university campuses to help it address a growing diplomatic to-do list. The effort is part of the State Department’s Diplomacy Lab, a program in which...
Jul 2 2015
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INDIANAPOLIS -- The worldwide demand for legumes, one of the world’s most important agricultural food crops, is growing; at the same time, their production has been adversely affected by drought. In an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis...
Jun 10 2015
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Bill Gilhooly, assistant professor of earth sciences, was invited to attend the Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium (http://www.nasonline.org/kfos) to be held July 28-31, 2015 in Makassar, Indonesia. The symposium series,...
Jun 2 2015
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Congratulations to Samantha Brickles, Earth Sciences undergraduate, whose work earned the award of one of the top undergraduate poster presentations at the north-central Geological Society of America Meeting.  Sam presented her poster titled “Zircon...
Jun 1 2015