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Agroecology Instructor Position


The Agroecology Program of the Department Earth & Environment invites applications for an Instructor in the areas of production Agriculture/Horticulture, to begin in Fall 2015.

Trees may be Key to Building Everglades’ Tree Islands


A new study in the Nov.-Dec. 2014 issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal now offers new support for one leading hypothesis: Tree islands are built and maintained by the trees themselves.

Digital Instructor Position for Earth and Environment


The Department of Earth and Environment is looking for a Digital Instructor. This is a non-tenure track position scheduled to start for Fall 2015. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 508756 at

Upcoming Events

Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible?

01/23/2015 03:00 PM

Speaker Dr. Patricia Kelley, Professor of Geology at University of North Carolina, Wilmington, is Distinguished Lecturer on Evolution and Society for the Paleontological Society. Dr. Kelley seeks to bridge the divide between the reality of evolution and beliefs maintained by the great religious traditions.


02/13/2015 03:00 PM

Speaker Dr. Andrea Hawkes is Assistant Professor of Geology in the Department of Geography and Geology, Center for Marine Science, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her main research interests include the development and application of environmental modeling and quantitative palaeoenvironmental reconstruction techniques with the aim of understanding the role of earthquakes, tsunamis, storms as driving mechanisms of Quaternary relative sea-level change and coastal evolution.

E & E Graduate Research Symposium 2015

02/20/2015 08:30 AM

Graduate students in the department's Ph.D. program and M.S. programs will present their research to faculty, staff and students of Earth and Environment. Presentations can be volunteered for either a poster or short talk. Refreshments will be served in the morning and afternoon. A reception at the end will celebrate graduate research with awards for best talks and best posters. The schedule of presentations will be available in February.

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Miami, FL 33199

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