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Division of Earth Sciences Express Update - Winter 2018 Vol. 2

EAR Update

Division of Earth Sciences

February 1, 2018

#NSFFunded: EAR-funded Research in the News

The Spaces In Between
EOS Editor's Vox

Ice Bay Mega Tsunami video
Alaska National Park Service

Research Experience for Undergraduate Program Provides Pathway to Soil Science
Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies

What Do We Know About Mountain Snowpack, Runoff? Far Too Little
News Deeply: Water Deeply

500-year floods could strike NYC every five years, climate study says

Life may have originated on Earth 4 billion years ago, study of controversial fossils suggests
Science Magazine

Community News
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composition and evolution, and the life it supports.
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