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School of geosciences field station construction update

In a momentous stride toward enhancing the educational landscape for geology students, construction is well underway at the new USF Geosciences Field Station nestled in Idaho. The groundbreaking commenced on August 2023, marking the inception of a project aimed at establishing a fully operational field station in the western United States.

January 25, 2024Department News

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Welcome New Academic Program Specialist: Angelika Hart!

Letter of Introduction from Osvaldo Meireles: Please join me in welcoming Angelika Hart as the new Academic Program Specialist for the School of Geosciences!

November 29, 2023Department News

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Welcome Lab Manager for the Center for Geochemical Analysis (CGA)/ICP lab, Shannon Letscher!

Letter of Introduction from Dr. Joni Downs Firat: I want to formally introduce you to our new teaching and lab manager for the Center for Geochemical Analysis (CGA)/ICP lab, Shannon Letscher.

November 9, 2023Department News

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Providing real-world experience of being a scientist

The environmental field methods course at USF is designed to give aspiring scientists real-world experience collecting samples in the field and analyzing data in the lab.

April 21, 2023Department News

Mark Rains, professor and director of the USF School of Geosciences

Gov. Ron DeSantis appoints USF geoscientist as state’s chief science officer

Mark Rains, professor and director of the USF School of Geosciences, has been appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis to be the state’s chief science officer.

March 31, 2021Department News

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A collection of articles showcasing the latest achievements, scholarly contributions, and exciting updates from our accomplished students, faculty, and staff. Stay informed and inspired as we celebrate the dynamic accomplishments within our Geoscience community.