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Student Receives Second Place for Studies in Magnetic Methods Contest

Congratulations to Kiyavash Parvar on receiving second place in the Studies in Magnetic Methods Contest held by GEM Systems.

The award winning paper submitted by Kiyavash was titled "Detecting Buried Infrastructure Using a UAV‐mounted Fluxgate Magnetometer".

For more information about the contest and the other winning papers, visit the GEM website.

Congratulations Kiyavash!

Student Receives Outstanding Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Renaud Soucy La Roche who was awarded an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at the 2015 AGU Joint Assembly in Montreal. The Joint Assembly took place May 3-7, 2015.

Renaud was the sole recipient of an award for Tectonophysics, with a total of 11 OSPAs being award awarded from AGU. Only the top 3-5% of student presenters are awarded an OSPA for each section.


Nepal Earthquake Urgent Appeal

Nepal Earthquake Aftermath

The 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake on 25th April 2015 resulted in more than 7,800 casualties and injured thousands more. Two weeks later, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the region again. Tens of thousands of houses have been demolished and assistance is immediately needed for 400,000 families. The UN estimates that as many as eight million people have been affected.  Some of the most severe damage...