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NSF Earth Sciences Express Update - Summer 2019 Vol. 1

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EAR Express Update

September 3, 2019

Smithsonian Scientists are Using Ginkgo Leaves to Study Climate Change – They Need Your Help
Smithsonian Magazine
NSF P2C2 1805228

The AGeS2 (Awards for Geochronology Student research 2) Program: Supporting Community Geochronology Needs and Interdisciplinary Science
GSA Today
NSF EAR 1759353, 1759201, 1759200, 1358554, 1358514, 1358443, 1358401

It’s All in the Pores: New Paper Points to Soil Pore Structure as Key to Carbon Storage
Michigan State Univ. News
NSF EAR 1630399, LTER 1637653

Study Suggests Earthquakes Are Triggered Well Beyond Fluid Injection Zones
Tufts Now
NSF EAR CAREER 1653382, 1033462

Monitoring Volcanic Craters with Infrasound “Music”
NSF EAR 1830976, CAREER 1151662

Enabling Dynamic, Regional-Scale Modelling of Outburst Floods
NSF EAR 1349279, 0955309, DMS 1216732

‘Earthworm Dilemma’ Has Climate Scientists Racing to Keep Up
The New York Times

Scientists Create Geologic Story of Yosemite’s ‘Fire and Ice’
CSUF News Service
NSF EAR 1624854

Creatures of the Deep
Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment
NSF GeoPRISMS 1654568

On-ramps to more Effective Teaching in Tectonics
Teach the Earth
NSF EAR 18412274

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