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

Seismicity, Seawater and Seasonality:
Tracking Ice Loss From the Fronts of Tidewater Glaciers

UTIG is hiring!

* Shell Chair in Geophysics
* Postdoctoral Fellow

UTIG Research Scientist Aboard IODP Expedition 352

UTIG Sponsors Science Olympiad Events

Teachers Arrive for NSF "DIG Texas" Instructional Blueprint Project

Eastern North American Margin
Community Seismic Experiment

2010 Chilean Earthquake Causes Icequakes in Antarctica

Spotlights

Community Seismic Experiment

UTIG scientist, Harm Van Avendonk, is sailing on the R/V Endeavor off the coast of Virginia. Harm and his colleagues are conducting a Community Seismic Experiment in order to better understand the breakup of ancient continents that led to the formation of the eastern edge of North America and the Atlantic Ocean. Check out the blog from the ship.

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.

2010 Chilean Earthquake Causes Icequakes in Antarctica

UTIG Research Associate, Jake Walter, contributed to a published study examining the connection between the 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile in 2010 and micro-earthquakes in Antarctica, also known as 'icequakes.' Read more.

UTIG Research Scientist Aboard IODP Expedition 352

UTIG research scientist, Gail Christeson, is sailing on IODP Expedition 352. The expedition is focused on drilling the Izu-Bonin-Mariana forearc. Find out more about the expedition.

Teachers Arrive for NSF "DIG Texas" Instructional Blueprint Project

UTIG recently welcomed three minority-serving public school district science teachers as "education interns" to participate in the DIG Texas (Diversity and Innovation for Geosciences in Texas) Instructional Blueprint project. Read more.