Studying Mountains in South America to Understand the Earth's Inner Activity

The University of Arizona is leading a group of international researchers in a major study of how mountain ranges were formed.

University of Arizona researchers look to ‘X-Ray’ the Andes Mountains

The University of Arizona is working to see underneath the Andes Mountains. Its research could help people in South America be more prepared for earthquakes and teach us something about the mountain ranges that surround the Western United States.

UArizona Geologists to 'X-ray' the Andes

A network of seismic stations poised to record images from deep underground will help scientists understand the mechanisms driving the formation of mountain ranges in unprecedented detail.  

Private sector seeks bigger role in NASA Earth science programs

Companies and organizations used a House hearing May 18 to advocate for a larger role in NASA’s Earth science programs, arguing their capabilities can complement NASA spacecraft.

William Borkan Places Second in EnViSion 2021

WilliamBorkan is an Indige-FEWSS trainee and Master's student in the School of Environmental Sciences. Borkan competed in the 2021 Virtual Earth Week EnVision contest and placed 2nd among all graduate student participants for his presentation on Comparing Uranium Transport Through Two Different Porous Media. 

University of Arizona geologist digs her way to the top

Dr. Isabel Barton said her passion for geology might as well be genetic.