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news image Dr. Blake Weissling and geology senior Sergio Teran conducted field work at Pico de Orizaba during Spring Break (funded by Society of Exploration Geophysicists Geoscientists without Borders program) » see photos
news image A new department promotional video was made by Dr. Jaime Hincapie » see video
news image Stephen Ackley is PI and Dr. Blake Weissling and Dr. Hongjie Xie are co-PIs of UTSA's project for the Greenland Circumnavigation Expedition (GLACE) » read more
news image UTSA project is one of 15 selected to participate in the Greenland Circumnavigation Expedition (GLACE) » read more
news image Arctic CyberInfrastructure (ArcCI) featured in UTSA Sombrilla Magazine » read more
news image Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Godet on his approved promotion to associate professor
news image Learning to Think Spatially: GIS in K-12 » read more
news image Global GIS market expected to be doubled by 2023, reaching $17.5 billion » read more


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The Polar and Climate Sciences group is looking for a graduate/PhD student to work on an NSF-funded project.
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The Department of Geological Sciences at UTSA hosts seminars given by guest speakers from around the world. Click here to see the seminar schedule.