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Faculty Job Advertisement in Earth’s Physical Processes: surface, crust, and mantle - Accepting Applications

September 27, 2022

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences (EPS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physical processes that influence the solid Earth.  Earth’s physical processes are broadly defined and include seismology, volcanism, geomorphology, hydrology, and anthropogenic influences on land surfaces.  Possible approaches include field, laboratory, computational, and theoretical studies.  We seek to attract an individual who will establish an innovative...

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EPS 120/220 Field Trip to the Connecticut River Valley

September 20, 2022
This weekend, EPS 120/220 Introduction to Planetary Sciences students got hands-on experience with ~200 million year old flood basalts and sedimentary sequences in the Connecticut River Valley. Students visited outcrops of the Holyoke and Talcott Basalts as well as the sedimentary Shuttle Mountain and East Berlin Formations on their excursion.