Geology & Geophysics

Mysterious magnetic fossils offer past climate clues

New method preserves these rare samples for scientific analysis

Fossil species named for U professor Kathleen Ritterbush

Name honors Ritterbush’s research in the rock formation where the fossil shell was found.

U academic advisor appointed to Salt Lake City school board

Michelle Tuitupou, from the Department of Geology and Geophysics, will fill the board seat through 2020.

Utah’s red rock metronome

Seismic readings reveal Castleton Tower’s unseen vibrations.


Society, Water and Climate Research Group melds scientific perspectives toward finding sustainable water solutions in a changing world.