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Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin
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Expedition Will Sample Crater
Left By Dinosaur-killing Asteroid

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Radar Techniques Used in Antarctica Will Scour Europa for Life-Supporting Environments

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The Jackson School Sets Sail
in New Research Vessel

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UTIG Research Scientist Leads HOBITTS Expedition

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2015 MG&G Field Course -
The Crew of the Manta

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UTIG Researchers Involved in Cayman Trough Project

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UTIG Research Scientist Leads HOBITTS Expedition

UTIG research scientist Laura Wallace is the Chief Scientist for the HOBITTS Expedition offshore eastern New Zealand. This R/V Roger Revelle survey is part of an NSF-sponsored study on silent earthquakes. Read the HOBITTS Expedition Blog.

Radar Techniques Used in Antarctica Will Scour Europa for Life-Supporting Environments

When a NASA spacecraft sets off to explore Jupiter's icy moon Europa to look for the ingredients of life, radar equipment designed by UTIG researchers to pierce the ice of Antarctica will be among the passengers. Read more.

UTIG Researcher Selected for International Scientific Leadership Role

UTIG scientist, Jamie Austin, has been selected as forum chair of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), a coalition of 26 countries dedicated to studying some of the planet’s most important environmental and earth science topics by sampling sub-seafloor environments around the world. Find out more.

UTIG Professor Awarded Honorary Membership in SEG

UTIG Professor and Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology Mrinal Sen has been awarded the place of Honorary Membership in the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). Find out more.

The Jackson School Sets Sail in New Research Vessel

JSG's new coastal research vessel was officially named by Scott and Eleanor Petty of the Scott Petty Foundation at a christening ceremony on April 22. The R.V. Scott Petty will carry researchers and students on excursions to collect geophysical data, including the MG&G Field Course this spring. Read more.