1. September 4-7, 2017 - Climate & Biotic Events of the Paleogene (CBEP) 2017 will be held at Snowbird Resort near Salt Lake City, hosted by Gabe Bowen and Pete Lippert.

  1. April 2017 - Courtney Wagner attends the first Rocky Mountain GeoBiology Symposium in Golden, CO to present her work on magnetotactic bacteria assemblages in Paleocene-Eocene boundary sediments.

  1. April 2017 - Graduate students Grant Rea-Downing, Courtney Wagner, and Brendon Quirk receive funding from the Global Change & Sustainability Center to develop new strategies for mapping and characterizing the distribution of PM2.5 on during winter inversions.

  1. April 2017 - Grant Rea-Downing earns a University Teaching Assistantship for his proposal to bring augmented reality and 3D visualization into our Structural Geology and Tectonics classrooms.

  1. March 2017 - Courtney Wagner’s proposal, “Testing how geomagnetic field strength influences magnetoreception and biodiversity as observed in magnetotactic bacteria,” is recommended for funding by the NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes program. Courtney will spend the summer working with Dr. Yongxin Pan at the Institute of Geology & Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China.

  1. March 2017 - Another paper from Wentao Huang published in JGR-Solid Earth: Remagnetization of carbonate rocks in southern Tibet: Perspectives from rock magnetic and petrographic investigations.

  1. February 2017 - Wentao Huang’s first paper of 2017 is published in JGR-Solid Earth: Remagnetization of the Paleogene Tibetan Himalayan carbonate rocks in the Gamba area: Implications for reconstructing the lower plate in the India-Asia collision.

  1. January 2017 - Song Peiping, from the Institute for Tibetan Plateau Research in Beijing, P.R. China, joins the group as a China Scholarship Council postdoc.

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Lab Contact Information:

Peter C. Lippert

Department of Geology & Geophysics

Frederick Albert Sutton Building

The University of Utah

115 S 1460 E, Room 383

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0102

pete (dot) lippert (at) utah (dot) edu

August 6, 2016

image credits: Tibet, Leg 342, Wildfire

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