Department of Geology and Environmental Science
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
As a postdoctoral researcher, Bruce Hapke helped NASA determine the consistency of the moon’s soil, which helped engineers create the proper boots, rovers and wheeled equipment for the Apollo 11 landing, which happened 50 years ago this Saturday. Hapke and others at Pitt have helped build on a legacy of space research.
Friday, June 28, 2019
The long-term partnership between Pitt students and faculty and nonprofit Caras con Causa seeks to study urban wetlands, restore parts of the ecosystem damaged by Hurricane Maria and attract scientists to the island.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
In less than five years, Samir Lakhani (A&S ’15) has kept hundreds of tons of soap out of landfills and created jobs for disadvantaged women, all while saving lives. Now, this young social entrepreneur wants to do even more: Help 2.5 million people by the end of 2020.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education and Outreach, led by Pitt geology and environmental science researchers, invites the community to its Sept. 6 forum.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Researchers from Pitt have found that trace bits of potentially hazardous metal from long-ago industries could be reintroduced into neighboring areas after severe storms and flooding.