The International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) has dedicated proceedings of Expedition 367/368 to Dr. Kirk D. McIntosh, who passed away in 2017. Kirk was a marine seismologist and Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Geophysics and worked closely with IODP. He played a key role in founding the South China Sea expeditions and continued […]
A great new study in Nature Scientific Reports links melting glaciers and large tsunamis. The team included University of Texas Institute for Geophysics‘ Steffen Saustrup (left) Sean Gulick (second from left) and Naoma McCall (center). Read more here.
UTIG Director Terry Quinn has been appointed as the National Science Foundation Division Director for the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) effective Monday, July 23, 2018. “It has been an honor to serve as UTIG director over the past nine years,” Quinn said. “I am honored to have had a small role in the great history […]
UTIG Ph.D. student Catherine Ross just returned from a conference and trip to the field in Mexico. She shares more about her research and what she enjoys most about being at UTIG. Degree working towards and anticipated graduation date: Ph.D., 2021 What led you to study at UTIG for your Ph.D.? The project, the people, […]
Rob Porritt, a UTIG postdoc, along with three UT Geology undergraduate students traveled to the Mojave desert in California in May to deploy 19 broadband seismic sensors. All were successfully placed over the course of six arduous days in the desert. “This was by far the hardest deployment I’ve ever done,” said Rob. “We stressed […]
Every year UTIG takes time to recognize our staff and students at a luncheon. There we celebrate all that we accomplished this year, share stories and photos of our field work, and recognize outstanding staff. This year we honored the following people for their time at UTIG and their outstanding research. Staff Service Awards: Dan […]