faculty research

Scott Marshall discusses the 2020 Sparta, NC Earthquake with Spectrum News Triad

Dr. Scott Marshall interviewed about the 2020 Sparta, NC earthquake
Apr 28, 2022

Dr. Scott Marshall was interviewed by Spectrum News Triad about the August 2020 Mag 5.1 earthquake in Sparta, NC after the fault line for the earthqua...

AGES faculty Carmichael, Edwards, Waters, and Toran and their students receive NSF funding to study mass extinctions
Jan 11, 2022

Drs. Sarah Carmichael, Cole Edwards, Johnny Waters, and Outreach Coordinator Marta Toran have received funding from the National Science Foundation to...

Heckert

Dr Andy Heckert investigates past life as Fulbright Scholar
Dec 13, 2021

Vertebrate paleontologist Dr Andy Heckert has been hard at work as a Fulbright Scholar during his semester of off campus scholarly assignment (sabbati...

SCEC funding to Dr. Scott Marshall supports GES major Savannah Devine '22
Nov 6, 2021

Dr. Scott Marshall has been funded by the Southern California Earthquake Center to improve the Community Fault Model. Savannah Devine '22 is one of th...

Dr. Sarah Evans

Dr. Sarah Evans and GES students explore climate change and permafrost, funded by a new NSF grant!
Nov 4, 2021

From Appalachian Today:  Appalachian State University’s Dr. Sarah Evans and five undergraduate students will spend the next thre...

Dr. Scott Marshall Awarded SCEC Grant Funding
May 15, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Scott Marshall who recently received funding through the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) for continuing two of his...

Publication of Dr. Evans' Work on Baseflow Mechanisms in Permafrost Regions
May 8, 2020

Dr. Sarah Evans’ paper on the processes that influence baseflow increase under permafrost in arctic regions of Eurasia, has recently been published ...

Schematic drawing of tidewater glacier cycle at Bering Glacier

Glacier sedimentation mediates glacier response to climate change - New publication by Dr Ellen Cowan
Apr 14, 2020

Dr Ellen Cowan's involvement in the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) recently resulted in her first-author publication in Nature Comm...

Sanchez & Heckert

GES student and professor highlight Department's commitment to transfer students
Oct 10, 2019

Transfer students make up 7% of Appalachian's student body, and are faced with unique challenges during their college experience. Because transfer stu...

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Gregg Marland quoted in Washington Post article on Amazon's efforts to cut carbon emissions
Sep 20, 2019

Dr Gregg Marland, adjunct faculy in Geological and Environmental Sciences, was quoted by the Washington Post in an article about the online retai...