Skip to main content

MEAS

satellite image of smoke across arctic

Sep 19, 2022

Wildfire Smoke May Have Amplified Arctic Phytoplankton Bloom

Research by Douglas Hamilton, assistant professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found that smoke from a Siberian wildfire may have transported enough nitrogen to parts of the Arctic Ocean to amplify a phytoplankton bloom. 

Cathrine Hoyo

Aug 25, 2022

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments. 

MEA465 students look north from the southern rim of the geologic formation at the White Ridge Bike Trails site in New Mexico.

Aug 24, 2022

Rocks, Rivers and Roadside Lectures: Geology Field Camp in Photos

Look back on the experiences of 14 geology students as they explored rock formations in New Mexico. 

Aug 8, 2022

What’s Driving the Massive, Destructive Rainfalls Around the Country

Washington Post
“Individual events happen all the time and have happened all the time in our historical record. We need to be aware that just because we have an event doesn’t mean it represents something unusual,” said Kenneth Kunkel, a research professor in the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. 

Works of obsidian glass

Jul 1, 2022

When Volcanology and Art Collide

NC State volcanologist Arianna Soldati talks about a unique collaboration between volcanologists and glass artists. 

Caleb Keaveney with models of the Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity Mars helicopter.

Jun 23, 2022

Sciences Student Caleb Keaveney Selected as a 2022 Astronaut Scholar

Meteorology and applied mathematics double major Caleb Keaveney '23 is among the 2022 recipients of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship. 

May 5, 2022

NC State Team Studies Unique Tornado Threat

WRAL
A quick tornado spawned from a band of storms March 31, bringing 100-mile-per-hour winds to Research Triangle Park. The storm damaged the roof of Pfizer’s office building and took down trees. No one was hurt, but the storm reminded the Triangle of the severe weather threats we face. 

Debris flow

May 4, 2022

Getting a Better View of Landslide Risk With LiDAR

Geologist Karl Wegmann from the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is using LiDAR technology to figure out where landslides are more likely to occur. 

White flowers bloom on a tree in front of the Bell Tower

Apr 25, 2022

University Fellowships Office Announces NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

Seven sciences students have earned Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards to support their graduate school pursuits. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 25, 2022

2 College Faculty Members Named 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Two College of Sciences faculty members were among the 25 selected to the 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators.