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"Scientists study the impacts of Hurricane Irma on the British Virgin Island of Anegada". Jessica Pilarczyk’s post-hurricane survey is featured by BVINews.com

Jan. 26 2018

Anne Griffis receives the 2018 Graduate Completion Scholarship from the University of Southern Mississippi

Jan. 25 2018

“Using microfossils to understand earthquakes could be ground-breaking”. Jessica Pilarczyk, Thomas Kosciuch, and Stephen Mitchell’s work on paleoearthquakes in New Zealand is featured by Research Features

Jan. 1 2018

Jessica Pilarczyk is awarded an NSF RAPID grant to study the impacts of Hurricane Irma on the British Virgin Islands

Dec. 1 2017

Jessica Pilarczyk is awarded the "W. Storrs Cole Memorial Research Award" by the Geological Society of America and Cushman Foundation

Oct 24. 2017

Thomas Kosciuch successfully defends his MS thesis on the micropaleontological characteristics of Tropical Cyclone Pam from Vanuatu

Oct. 6 2017

Thomas Kosciuch receives the 2017 Joseph A. Cushman Award for Student Travel to present his research on the foramininferal and sedimentary characteristics of Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas at IGCP Project 639 in St. Lucia, South Africa

Sep. 27 2017

Anne Griffis receives the 2017 AGU Student Travel Award to present her research on Makran Trench tsunamis at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, USA

Sep. 1 2017

CHRL welcomes new PhD student Rachel Stearns

Aug. 1 2017

Thomas Kosciuch is selected as this year's " Marine Scholar ", a prestigious scholarship awarded by USM's Division of Marine Science

May 24 2017

Jessica Pilarczyk is awarded the "Butch Oustalet Distinguished Professorship in Research Award " by the University of Southern Mississippi

Apr. 14 2017

A “Window into pre-history”. Jessica Pilarczyk, Thomas Kosciuch, and Stephen Mitchell’s work on Hikurangi trench paleoseismology is featured by The Wairoa Star

Jan. 27 2017

“Tsunami hunt in Wairoa Lagoon”. Jessica Pilarczyk, Thomas Kosciuch, and Stephen Mitchell’s work on paleotsunamis in New Zealand is featured by Gisborne Herald

Jan. 27 2017

Eve Eisemann successfully defends her MSc thesis on "Modern fairweather and storm sediment transport around ship island, Mississippi: Implications, coastal habitats and restoration efforts"

Oct. 11 2016

Josh Bregy successfully defends his MSc thesis on "Determining the viability of recent storms as modern analogues for northcentral Gulf of Mexico paleotempestology through sedimentary analysis and storm surge reconstruction"

Jun. 11 2016

Jessica Pilarczyk awarded an NSF Tectonics grant to study paleoseismic evidence of earthquakes and tsunamis along the southern part of the Japan Trench

Jan. 1 2016

Davin Wallace awarded BOEM grant to study the Late Quaternary source to sink evolution of the inner shelf along the northern Gulf of Mexico

Jan. 1 2016

Jessica Pilarczyk awarded NSF IES grant to study controls on along-strike variations in locked and creeping mega thrust behaviour at the Hikurangi convergent margin

Jul. 26 2015

Davin Wallace receives an Early-Career Research Fellowship from The National Academy of Sciences

Jun. 26 2015

Jessica Pilarczyk awarded an NSF SGP grant to study environmental impacts of Cyclone Pam on Vanuatu

Jul. 26 2015

Davin Wallace’s research on Typhoon Haiyan is featured in Nature News

Nov. 20 2013


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