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Latisha Brengman and Kendall Johnson

Resolving the Rock Paradox

Two student researchers examine iron formations on the 1.9 billion-year-old Mesabi Iron Range.

Story Map Wows GIS Community

Amanda Huber (UMD ‘17), may have majored in geology, but it is her work with GIS (geographic information science) that is making waves.... more
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Looking to the Stars

Did burial sites near Stonehenge in England have a celestial connection? Two UMD students are finding out.
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Jobs, Clean Fuel Come with NRRI Solution

NRRI proposes a solution to removing an invasive plant in Africa that could provide much needed jobs and a cooking fuel source.
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Energy Saving Housing Initiative

GAC assists UMD's Bureau of Business and Economic Research with housing study.

Food System Assessment

Locally Adapted Food System Assessment: Western Lake Superior Region
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Marten Habitat Research Informs Forest Planning

A need to nest in old tree cavities means the American marten has something to tell us about long-range forest planning.
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SCSE Hosts National Geoscience Meeting

Geoscience department heads from across the Big 10 met at UMD.

NRRI Testing Starts Cliffs Down Path of New Pellet Plant

Cliffs contacted NRRI's minerals lab in 2007 to determine if their United Taconite mine could produce high-fluxed pellets.

New Research Offers Insights into Managing Agricultural Runoff

A study published examines the relationship between algal blooms and agricultural runoff.


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