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CEOE SPOTLIGHT

UD grad Katie Diaz pictured outdoors

Mapping geospatial data


2020 Inaugural Student Competition for Geospatial Data Visualization and Map Design
 

The Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences and the UD Data Science Institute invite students at all levels to enter a university-wide competition for achievements in the art and science of mapping geospatial data.  Learn more >

UD grad Katie Diaz

Rocks and wind

Geology grad turns degree into job with offshore wind developer. 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.

Assembling offshore wind turbines

Team identifies two ideal sites for offshore wind ports in Delaware Bay. 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.

Fish business

UD student wraps up marine science major, now focusing on MBA. 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 >

Imagery of Jonathan Cohen, assoc. prof in CEOE's School of Marine Science and Policy: youtube.com/watch?v=_ge6E6XzpXM

Image of large wind turbine located off the coast

LATEST NEWS

Studying diamond mining in India

Master’s student provided policy recommendations to protect environment, artisanal workers’ livelihoods

Marine science summer program

Research Experiences for Undergraduates pivoted to focus on professional development

Measuring sharks, carefully

UD student Cara Lamberty uses lasers and photography to research sand tiger sharks

With doctorate in hand, a grad student reflects

UD oceanography program took Stephanie Dohner around the world

Understanding Earth’s climate system

UD undergraduate Jack Stone is exploring changing sea ice conditions in Antarctica

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

CEOE Dean Estella Atekwana addresses Coast Day attendees

Conversations with the Deans


As the first event series in a year of celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment, Dean Estella Atekwana will sit down with previous administrators of the college to hear their perspective on their tenures, where the college has gone since, and what they expect to see it do in the future. Learn more and see the full schedule here

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