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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.

Microplastic hotspots


UD study maps areas of high concentrations in the Delaware Bay


To help better understand how the environment is affected by microplastics, University of Delaware researchers looked at microplastics in the Delaware Bay, which is a tide-, wind- and freshwater-driven estuarine environment. Read more >

 

Professor Kyle Davis examines rice plants

Making marine policy

UD graduate reflects on time at NOAA as a 2019 Knauss Fellow. 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.

Marine science collaboration

CEOE signs memorandum of understanding with South Korean agency. Read more > 

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Clean energy future?

Not without key minerals and metals, researchers say. Read more > 

FEATURED VIDEO

3D-printed corals: a structural starter kit for recovering reefs


New University of Delaware research shows that 3D-printed coral can provide a “structural starter kit” for recovering reefs without negatively effecting vulnerable fish and coral species. Learn more >

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LATEST NEWS

Ocean geology

UD’s Jessica Warren and her lab group collect rocks and place seismometers on the ocean floor

The singing engineer

UD senior Sydney Cargill melds her two passions: science and song.

Long-lost aircraft

Project Recover locates three World War II aircraft, missing for 76 years

For the Record, Feb. 14, 2020

University community reports recent new assignments, presentations, publications, honors

Cracking the code

UD researchers explore methods to turn biomass into sunscreens, shoe soles and more

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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


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

 

MARINE SCIENCE & POLICY


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)

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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World of Discovery: Feeding a Hungry Planet


Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences Professor Pinki Mondal examines how a changing environment is affecting farmers in Asia and the USA on March 12. Read more >

 

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