Category Archives: Earth Sciences

In the News: Earth Sciences Ph.D. Candidate, Benjamin Phrampus, interviewed by LifeScience

Ph.D. Candidate, Benjamin Phrampus, discussed the possible relation of gas explosions and the Bermuda Triangle with LifeScience. The article appeared on Oct. 14, 2014. Explosions of trapped methane gas are thought to account for the mysterious craters found in Siberia, … Continue reading

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Faculty in the News: Oct. 7-20, 2014

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Alumni News: Thomas L. Adams in the Houston Chronicle: Project to protect rare dinosaur tracks

Houston Chronicle reporter Marvin Pfiefer has written about a project led by SMU alum Thomas L. Adams to catalog and protect the tracks of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur preserved in rock at Government Canyon State Natural Area. Adams, a paleontologist, … Continue reading

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Daily Mail: Now that’s a Jurassic Park! ‘World class’ treasure trove of dinosaur footprints discovered in national park

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Faculty in Focus: Bonnie Jacobs in the Dallas Observer "Searching for History Beyond Ancient in the Trinity River Bottoms"

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Richest marine reptile fossil bed along Africa’s South Atlantic coast is dated at 71.5 mya

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Volcano research shows link between ground deformation and eruption potential

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Satellite view of volcanoes finds the link between ground deformation and eruption

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Research Day 2014

Research Day 2014, a set on Flickr. SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give … Continue reading

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SMU Daily Campus: SMU seismologists investigate cause of North Texas earthquakes

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