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Purdue to Host Reception at 2018 AGU Meeting
11-20-2018
As scientists continue to grow concerned about the impact of climate change on water resources, many have turned their attention to large cities in the southwestern United States. But what about the small, rural communities? That’s where EAPS Graduate Student Carolyn Gleason is focusing.

Major natural carbon sink may soon become a carbon source
11-20-2018
Until humans can find a way to geoengineer ourselves out of the climate disaster we’ve created, we must rely on natural carbon sinks, such as oceans and forests, to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. These ecosystems are deteriorating at the hand of climate change, and once destroyed they may not only stop absorbing carbon from the atmosphere, but start emitting it.

Dr. Filley Named Director of Center for the Environment
11-13-2018
Timothy Filley, professor of geochemistry and soil science in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and the Department of Agronomy, has been named as the new director of Discovery Park's Center for the Environment. His appointment began Sunday (Nov. 11).

Join us for the Purdue Reception at the GSA Annual Meeting
10-18-2018
Timothy Filley, professor of geochemistry and soil science in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and the Department of Agronomy, has been named as the new director of Discovery Park's Center for the Environment. His appointment began Sunday (Nov. 11).

Public Outreach Key Part of EAPS Graduate Student’s Research
10-17-2018
As scientists continue to grow concerned about the impact of climate change on water resources, many have turned their attention to large cities in the southwestern United States. But what about the small, rural communities? That’s where EAPS Graduate Student Carolyn Gleason is focusing.

 

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