The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State University is one of the largest interdisciplinary geoscience departments in the nation. MEAS offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, Geology, and Marine Science.
>>Dr. Jim Hibbard and his co-authors were awarded the 2013 Outstanding Publication Award by the Structural Geology and Tectonics Division of the Geological Society of America for their Lithotectonic Map of the Appalachian Orogen (Hibbard, van Staal, Rankin, Williams, 2006). The authors were honored in late October at the GSA national meeting in Denver. Congratulations, Dr. Hibbard!
>>A new species of dinosaur has been discovered in the U.S. by Dr. Lindsay Zanno, (NCSU paleontologist with a joint appointment at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and an associate with MEAS) and her colleague, Peter Makovicky (Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History)
>>Ashlee Lillis, Ph.D. Student and the sounds that oysters rely on (NPR article)
>> Dr. Lian Xie (NCSU-MEAS) discusses the future of Hurricane Forecasting with Lee Ringer (News 14-Carolina)
>>Looking for T-rex DNA - Dr. Mary Schweitzer's interview with Horizon – BBC 2
Scotland/England/Wales, Aug. 26.
>>Thomas F. Malone, an NC State University Distinguished Scholar (MEAS- meteorology) passed away July 6, 2013. NAS, NCAR, UCAR, AMS, AGU--we could go on and on of his accomplishments.
>>Do tornadoes "gear up" for the weekend? Find out
>>We are now part of the College of Sciences!!
>>Dr. Lian Xie and Dr. Bin Liu discuss better ways of predicting hurricanes with WSOC- Channel 9 (Charlotte).
>>Ever wonder what's in seawater? Dr. Carrie Thomas explains...
>>2 undersea robots, the "Salty Dog" and "Salacia" will explore the edges of the Gulf Stream, Fall 2013. Dr. Renato Castelao (Univ. of Ga.) and Dr. Roy He (NCSU-MEAS) will analyze data collected by the torpedo-shaped devices.
>>Red & White for Life Q&A interview with Gary Lackmann - 2013 Faculty Awards.
>>An NCSU/CICS and NOAA study has found that a warming world will intensify extreme precipitation events.
>>2014 International Symposium to be held Apr. 7-11, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina on "Evapotranspiration: Challenges in Measurement and Modeling from Leaf to the Landscape Scale and Beyond." Call for Technical Abstract Proposals pdf
>>Video Highlights Need for Geoscientists - http://beageo.com/
>>Oceanic Surveys? There's an App for That...
>>Professional Science Master's Degree Program (PSM) in Climate Change & Society