Exploring Geothermal Possibilities
Ideas That Matter: 2016 Research Report
UI and the Idaho National Lab researchers aim for national geothermal research facility on Snake River Plain.
Norman F. Foster Memorial Scholarship
Andrew Canada (PhD student, geological sciences, advisor: Elizabeth Cassel) was awarded the prestigious Norman H. Foster Memorial Scholarship for his research on High-elevation lake basins in Nevada: Implications for topographic and hydrologic reconstruction of the Cordilleran hinterland. Only two of these $5,000 grants were awarded by the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists this year. Recipients of the award have demonstrated the ability and intent to utilize various exploration techniques to locate structural or stratigraphic habitats for oil and gas.
Geology Graduate – a former Olympic Paddler
July 2015 | William Brock, The Spokesman Review
UI geology graduate, Jeff Larimer, recently completed a master’s degree and is now pursuing a doctorate in fluvial geomorphology with advisor Brian Yanites. Many of his fellow classmates may be unaware that Larimer is a former Olympic paddler, having competed in the 2012 Games in London. He also competed—and won gold—at the 2012 Pan American Games in Brazil.
Gunterite: New Mineral Named for Geology Professor
Mickey Gunter, University of Idaho geology professor, was been honored by the International Mineralogical Association, which voted in 2011 to name a newly discovered mineral after him.