Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin

UTIG is hiring!

* Shell Chair in Geophysics
* Postdoctoral Fellow

Eastern North American Margin
Community Seismic Experiment

2010 Chilean Earthquake Causes Icequakes in Antarctica

UTIG Scientist To Lead $58 Million Effort To Study Potential New Energy Source

UTIG Scientists Lead Expedition to the Scotia Sea

Evolving Plumbing System Beneath Greenland Slows Ice Sheet as Summer Progresses

Understanding Antarctic Climate Change in the Context of Global Warming

Spotlights

UTIG Scientist To Lead $58 Million Effort To Study Potential New Energy Source

UTIG research scientist, Peter Flemings, leads a research team that has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential to increase the world's energy supply. Find out more.

Evolving Plumbing System Beneath Greenland Slows Ice Sheet as Summer Progresses

UTIG student, Lauren Andrews, her supervisor, Ginny Catania, and their colleagues have for the first time directly observed multiple parts of Greenland's subglacial plumbing system and how that system evolves each summer to slow down the ice sheet's movement toward the sea. Read more.

UTIG Is Hiring!

UTIG is seeking applicants for a position as a senior research scientist who would serve as the Shell Chair in Geophysics. UTIG is also seeking applicants for the Richard T. Buffler Post-Doctoral Fellowship (deadline extended to Jan. 1, 2015).

UTIG Scientists Lead Expedition to the Scotia Sea

UTIG scientists, Ian Dalziel and Lawrence Lawver, are the lead PIs on an R/V Palmer expedition to the Scotia Sea. The scientists are studying the role of the Central Scotia Sea Floor and North Scotia Ridge in the onset and development of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Experience it through the eyes of the middle school teacher, Jillian Worssam, who has joined their expedition.