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UNC Charlotte Receives Grant To Establish Watershed Observatory

UNC Charlotte has received a $76,521 grant to establish a watershed observatory that will document the impact of land use and invasive plant species on Catawba Watershed water quality and quantity and to guide the development of best conservation practices for uplands here and elsewhere. Martha Cary Eppes and David Vinson of the Department of Geography & Earth Sciences in UNC Charlotte’s... UNC Charlotte Receives Grant To Establish Watershed Observatory Read more >>

Earth Matters, Vol 3, Issue 1

April reminds us that another academic year is rapidly coming to a close. 2016-17 has been another year of great achievement and change for the Department. During summer 2016 the first two phases of the long rumored McEniry Building renovations were begun with two 75 seat classrooms on the first floor being completely renovated. The 2nd renovation involved the complete gutting (including wall... Earth Matters, Vol 3, Issue 1 Read more >>

Meteorology student earns a summer research opportunity at NASA

Charles Fite will be working this summer on research through the very competitive NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP).  Charley's specific research project at SARP will be determined soon enough, but generally he will be working on aircraft-based studies of the atmosphere and/or land-atmosphere interactions using in situ and remote sensing instrumentation.  The aircraft part of... Meteorology student earns a summer research opportunity at NASA Read more >>

Earth Science Masters Degree Student Awarded Summer Funding

Stephanie Edwards, who joined UNC Charlotte from NC State University in Spring 2016 and is working on a Masters degree in Earth Sciences with Dr Brian Magi, was awarded summer funding from the North Carolina Space Grant consortium through their very competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program described at http://ncspacegrant.org/index.php?page=grad-res-fellowship-pgm.  Usually, only... Earth Science Masters Degree Student Awarded Summer Funding Read more >>

Two new faculty members starting Fall 2017

The department would like the welcome 2 new faculty members this coming fall. Dr. Colleen Hammelman and Dr. Jacob (Jack) Scheff. Two new faculty members starting Fall 2017 Read more >>