Hoosier Geologic - Atmospheric Record 2017-2018

Greetings from the Departmental Chair

Dear Alumni,

I hope that you find the current edition of the HGR informative and exciting. As a department, we are very proud of our accomplishments this past year. Some of the highlights include an Atmospheric Sciences program that is growing by leaps and bounds.

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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at IU is changing as the fields of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences make new advances and as we expand into new areas like Tectonic Geomorphology, Surface Dynamics, and Atmospheric Sciences.

Map of the earth illustrating global warming temperatures

Climate and Earth processes are two of the most rapidly expanding areas in the geosciences.

Chen Zhu

On November 20, 2017, Chen Zhu was named a Fellow of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) for distinguished research, teaching, and service contributions to the fields of geochemistry and chemical hydrology, particularly linking theoretical concepts to field observations.