Scientists at Sea – Exploring the deep seafloor

A 12 day mission to explore the biosphere of the sediment-buried basement (part of the ocean crust) on the flanks of the Juan de Fuca Ridge system, over 2.5 miles below the ocean surface.

GG 710 Scientific Writing Seminar: Death Valley – Field Trip

During the Spring 2006 semester, the UHNAI funded a graduate student field trip to the late Precambrian rocks and fossils around Death Valley. The participants were part of a scientific writing seminar offered by Profs. Eric Gaidos and Steven Stanley of the UH Department of Geology and Geophysics. The objective of the seminar was to... Read more »

Iceland Subglacial Biology exploration II

An expedition to obtain and test water samples from the Western Skaftakatlar subglacial lake, which lies beneath the 400 meter-thick Vatnajokull ice sheet in Iceland.