Current News

Sam Bentley Joins LA CPRA Framework Development Team

Dr. Sam Bentley has been asked to serve as the state's Academic Member of the Louisiana Coastal Master Plan Framework Development Team, an upper level advisory team of stakeholders and experts that will help guide development of the 2017 Coastal Master Plan. 

Karen Luttrell's Research Featured in Eos

Assistant Professor Dr. Karen Luttrell has had her research contributions featured an Eos article: "Yellowstone geysers influenced by internal processes".

G&G at the GSA Rocky Mountain and Codrilleran Meeting

The Department of Geology and Geophysics had a strong presence at the 2014 joint Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran section meeting of the Geological Society of America held in Bozeman, MT on May 19-21. LSU participants included undergraduate stduent Eleanor Smith and Professors Barbara Dutrow and Darrell Henry.

Postdoc Researcher J.R. Skok Awarded NASA Grant

Congratulations to Dr. J.R. Skok on winning a $368,000 grant from the NASA-ROSES-Mars Data Analyses Program. He will be using the funding to investigate the pre-Noachian crust of Mars. J.R. received his PhD from Brown University in 2012 and is a member of Dr. Suniti Karunatillake's planetary science lab.  

Congratulations Spring 2014 Graduates!

The LSU College of Science diploma ceremony was held Friday May 16, 2014. The Department of Geology & Geophysics is proud to congratulate 1 doctoral, 4 masters, and 5 bachelors students on completing their degree!