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 also invites applications for its postdoctoral fellows program for 2014-2015.
Meckel Leads University's Second Cruise to Collect 3D Seismic Data With Novel P-Cable TechnologyIn October 2013, BEG's Tip Meckel (UTIG alum '03) led a 10-day 3D seismic data collection cruise off the Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico. A collaborative effort between BEG and UTIG, the survey was part of a multi-year geologic characterization effort to identify potential carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites. Read more about it.
A Geophysics Legend RetiresPaul Stoffa, professor and Shell Distinguished Chair in Geophysics, has retired after 30 years of service to the University of Texas at Austin.
Gas Injection Probably Triggered Small Earthquakes Near Snyder, TexasA new study conducted by graduate student, Wei Gan and UTIG research scientist, Cliff Frohlich, correlates a series of small earthquakes near Snyder, Texas between 2006 and 2011 with the underground injection of large volumes of gas, primarily carbon dioxide. Find out more.