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EAS Newsletter

A Newsletter for EAS Alumni, Friends, Faculty, Students and Staff

The goal of the newsletter is to keep the EAS community informed of new initiatives, opportunities, and successes of our students, faculty and staff. Recurring segments include Student Spotlights, Awards and Honors, EAS Events, and the Chair’s Welcome. The newsletter is issued each fall and spring semester.

Current Issue


  • Chair’s Welcome
  • Awards & Honors
    • University of Houston Research Professor Flynn Awarded $1.2M Grant to Assess Impacts of Biomass Burning on Texas Air Quality
    • Three Students Win UH Student Research Grants in 5th Semester of Program
    • Geophysics Ph.D. Student Larkin Spires Named Inaugural UH-Chevron Energy Graduate Fellow
    • Geophysics Ph.D. Student Sharmila Appini Receives Student Presentation Award at Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting
    • Ph.D. Students Ramos and Beltran Win Student Poster Awards at GeoGulf Conference
    • UH Faculty Receive $1 Million from NSF to Fund Field Investigations and Experiences Leading to Degrees in Geoscience (FIELDGeo)
  • Student Spotlight
    • Journey to the Smithsonian: Flynn Earns Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship
    • International Summer School in Brazil Gives Ph.D. Student Ali Raza Rare Research Opportunity in Caves
    • EAS Geology Major Appointed as Student Councilor-at-Large for AIPG-Texas Section
    • NASA Program Gives Two EAS Students a New Perspective on Environmental Science Research
    • UH Geology Students and Professors Study Sedimentary Facies in Washington
  • Staff and Faculty Update, Introducing New EAS Faculty
  • Sediment Movement During Hurricane Harvey Could Negatively Impact Future Flooding, Prove Costly to Houston, UH Study Finds
  • Finding Critical Minerals Could Get Easier with UH Geological Research Team’s Discovery
  • Atmospheric Scientists Reveal Much of Houston’s Ozone Due to Air Flow from the North
  • Team Studies Outdoor Air Movement and the Effects on Spread of Respiratory Diseases
  • EAS Events

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