- Donna Eberhart-Phillips has been elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. Donna is well known for her work on earthquakes and 3-D imaging in Alaska, New Zealand, California, and other parts of the world.
- Qing-Zhu Yin has been elected a Fellow of the Meteoritical Society. The Meteoritical Society was founded in 1933 to promote the study of planetary science with emphasis on meteorites and other extraterrestrial materials, such as samples returned on space missions.
The Shock Compression Lab
Understanding planetary origins is a tricky business. While many geologists head to the field to gather data, planetary scientists must often turn to more indirect means to understand planetary formation.get shocked.
I study mostly volcanic rocks. In order to understand how and why volcanoes erupt, we need to look both below the surface and back in time - my research focuses on reconstructing the processes that lead to volcanic eruptions.i am a geochemist.