GLADE: Promoting Undergraduate Research in Geodynamics
Undergraduate research in geodynamics was given a boost this past year thanks to the GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program that supported undergraduate research projects in computational geodynamics. The program, organized by Dave Stegman at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, brought together members of the geodynamics community to mentor 6 undergraduates at 6 universities across the nation. The program not only accomplished an impressive amount of research over the summer, but helped undergraduates gain valuable skills, experience, and confidence to further their careers. ... read full article. D. Stegman
Cross section from Joshua Straub (Harvey Mudd) and Lijun Liu (Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champagne) showing delamination underneath the Sierra Nevada using Citcom ... [more]
2017 EC and SSC
Congratulations to newly elected Executive Committee members Claire Currie (U. Alberta) and Frederik Simons (Princeton U.) who will join returning members Magali Billen, Omar Ghattas, and Louis Moresi. Newly elected Science Steering Committee Member John Rudge (Cambridge U.) joins reelected members Brad Aagaard (USGS) and returning members Jed Brown, Katie Cooper, Boris Kaus, David May, Sabine Stanley, and Carl Tape. Thanks to all of our candidates and our member representatives for participating in CIG governance.