NASA-Funded Lake Level Monitoring Project Web Site Launched

August 8, 2017

The Lake Level Monitoring Project is an effort to better understand how the volume of water in lakes is changing over time. This NASA-funded project is a collaboration between the Department of Geological Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, the UNC Institute … Continued

Meet a Student: Samantha Haughton ’19

August 6, 2017

Name: Sammie Haughton Hometown: Severna Park, MD Major: Environmental Science BS-Quantitative Energy Systems Track Minor: Computer Science Expected graduation: May 2019 What drew you to your major?  I came into college undecided, but have always been interested in the Environment, … Continued

Visiting air quality scientist to collaborate on R-LINE

August 4, 2017

While researching tools to help solve Barcelona’s air quality issues, Jaime Benavides came across a promising open-source modeling program called R-LINE that could help him forecast air quality in his home city. Benavides, an environmental engineering Ph.D. student focusing on … Continued

Inaugural IDEA 2.0 midsummer retreat hosted in Morehead City

July 10, 2017

On June 27-29, ten undergraduate geoscience students from IE’s IDEA program (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia) traveled to Morehead City with program coordinators Megan Hoert Hughes and Kathleen Gray to participate in the first annual midsummer retreat. The IDEA 2.0 … Continued

Meet a Student: Will Hamilton ’19

June 27, 2017

Name: Will Hamilton Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC Major: Environmental Science (BS) Minor: Computer Science Expected graduation: May 2019   What drew you to your major? When I was in high school, I went to a semester school (Conserve School) that … Continued