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Suniti Karunatillake Awarded LaSPACE Research Enhancement Award

Dr. Suniti Karunatillake has been named a finalist to receive a $32,000 research enhancement award from the Louisiana Space Consortium. The award will help fund research conducted by Dr. Karunatillake's Planetary Science Lab titled "Remote Sensing, Ground Infrared and Neutron Spectroscopy to Support Planetary Analog Exploration"

Congratulations Summer Graduates!

LSU celebrated its 284th commencement exercises on Friday August 8. The Department of Geology & Geophysics is proud to congratulate our graduates as they embark on new adventures in life. Click "view more" for a list of our newly minted alumni.

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. 

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.

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!