Name honors Ritterbush’s research in the rock formation where the fossil shell was found.
The agreement allows students studying geology or atmospheric science to concurrently earn degrees.
Explore the Natural Museum of History’s exhibitions from the comfort of your own home.
New research paints an intricate picture of how the Earth’s mantle is like a Jackson Pollock painting.
Chemical records in teeth confirm elusive Alaska lake seals are one of a kind.
A geology professor explores the way water weaves through America—and into Americans’ very bones.
Dense seismograph network shows subsurface geyser plumbing structures.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the U’s Seismograph Stations, which now include 237 seismic-recording stations located in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho to monitor earthquakes throughout the world and the region.
A team of international paleontologists, including Adam Huttenlocker at the U, determine how some mammal relatives survived the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction.
Paul Brooks, of the geology and geophysics department, has been named as the new program director of the Utah Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.