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CEOE SPOTLIGHT

aculty and representatives from UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and the Korea Institute of Marine Science and Technology Promotion attended a signing ceremony for a new memorandum of understanding. CEOE Dean Estella Atekwana is seated in the center of the first row.

Forecasting urbanization


Data science drives new maps to predict the growth of cities over next century


Jing Gao, an assistant professor of geography and spatial sciences, and collaborator Brian O’Neill, a UD alumnus and professor from the University of Denver, have created a new global simulation model to predict how urban land will change over the next 100 years under different social and economic conditions. Read more >

 

Professor Kyle Davis examines rice plants

Studying mercury contamination

Research from James Pizzuto may help clean up VA's South River. Read more > 

aculty and representatives from UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and the Korea Institute of Marine Science and Technology Promotion attended a signing ceremony for a new memorandum of understanding. CEOE Dean Estella Atekwana is seated in the center of the first row.

Arctic undergrad

Student joined trip research polar night biological impact on species. Read more > 

Professor Kyle Davis examines rice plants

Ocean geology

Lab group collect rocks and place seismometers on ocean floor. Read more > 

FEATURED VIDEO

Highlight on undergraduate research


University of Delaware undergraduate Rachel Roday discovered several opportunities to conduct research as she earned her bachelor's degree. She spent a summer on UD's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, DE researching sharks with two faculty members. Later, she assisted on a research cruise in the Arctic to study the impacts of light on zooplankton. Learn more about opportunities for undergraduates >

Image of large wind turbine located off the coast

LATEST NEWS

Measuring climate change

UD’s Wei-Jun Cai works to characterize ocean acidification throughout coastal North America

Ocean Currents summer lecture series

UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment takes Ocean Currents virtual this summer

For the Record, May 22, 2020

University community reports recent honors

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

14 UD students and alumni receive funding to pursue educational goals

Forecasting urbanization

Data science drives new maps to predict the growth of cities over next century

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HONORS & ACCOLADES

EARTH SCIENCES


Associate Professor Clara Chan earned the 2019 Post-Tenure Award from the Geobiology and Geomicrobiology Division of the Geological Society of America (GSA). (September 2019)

 

GEOGRAPHY & SPATIAL SCIENCES


Assistant professor Lindsay Naylor's recent book, Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas, has won the 2020 Julian Minghi Distinguished Book Award from the Association of American Geographers Political Geography Specialty group. (April 2020)

Department Chair Del Levia was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award by the college. (September 2019)

 

MARINE SCIENCE & POLICY


Professor Mark Warner has been named a Fellow of the International Coral Reef Society, which. promotes the acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge to secure coral reefs for future generations. (March 2020)

Associate Professor Jen Biddle was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award by the college. (September 2019)

Assistant Professor Carlos Moffat was awarded the Junior Faculty Award for Scholarly Excellence by the college. (September 2019)

Catherine Medlock has won the inaugural Chris Sommerfield Award for the best poster at the 2020 Delaware Wetlands Conference. She is currently completing an MS degree in the Department of Earth Sciences.
 

Data Science Masters student Abdul Qadir has received the Ta Liang Memorial Award given by American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). The award is given to facilitate in the research related work by outstanding graduate student members. The award consist of a grant and a certificate which will be confered during the ASPRS 2020 Annual Conference in Washington DC.  

Delaware Sea Grant Community Development Specialist Ed Lewandowski received the inaugural Community Engagement Award from the college. (September 2019)

The college's Outstanding Staff Awards for 2019 went to Kaci Middlemas (Geography and Spatial Sciences) and Sharon Wiegner (Marine Science and Policy). (September 2019)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Honoring UD's Class of 2020


UD's traditional Spring 2020 Commencement may be postponed, but social distancing won't stop us from celebrating the hard work and accomplishments of this year's graduates. Join us on May 30th for a special celebration for our graduates

 

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