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Lewis Owen works in the field

Jul 15, 2019

Geologist Owen Named Head of MEAS Department

Lewis Owen, a prominent geologist at the University of Cincinnati, has been named head of the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences. 

Artist’s depiction of a moon base with a view of Earth in the distance. Pavel Chagochkin/Shutterstock.com

Mar 5, 2019

Mining the Moon

Utilizing the moon's resources could help make solar system exploration more economical. 

Aug 3, 2017

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Researchers from the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences were among the winners in the second NC State Research Image Contest. 

Corbin Kling

Jul 10, 2017

Geology Graduate Student Wins NASA Fellowship

Graduate student Corbin Kling recently won a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for his planetary geology research. 

MEAS field camp group ohoto

Jun 21, 2017

On Social: Summer in the Field

Geology majors took to Instagram to capture images of their summer classroom: the wilds of New Mexico. 

Sep 22, 2016

Revealing the Past at Oberlin Cemetery

A partnership between historians, anthropologists, preservationists and geologists is unraveling the mystery and history of Oberlin Cemetery, and they’re using some surprising technologies to do it. 

Aug 5, 2016

Researchers Find Most Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped About 3.5 Billion Years Ago

An NC State planetary geologist finds that major volcanic activity on Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago. 

Hangay Mountains

Aug 1, 2016

A Mountain of a Mystery

NC State geologists are creating a picture of what Mongolia's Hangay Dome looked like when first formed and using new methods to uncover its history and age. 

Stephen Carpenter

Jan 19, 2016

Goodnight Spotlight: Stephen Carpenter

Geology major Stephen Carpenter '17 is making the most of the opportunities the Goodnight Scholars program offers.