IGPP and SIO Leadership: New roles for Masters, Constable

Director of IGPP, Guy Masters, has accepted a new role at SIO. As of March 31, Masters will serve Associate Vice Chancellor/Deputy Director for Research (AVC-DDR). IGPP professor of geophysics Steve Constable will commence his new role as Director of IGPP on March 31. 

Paolo, Fricker research featured in Remote Sensing Environment

Congratulations to Fernando Paolo and Helen Fricker. Their article: "Constructing improved decadal records of Antarctic ice shelf height change from multiple satellite radar altimeters," appears in the May 2016 issue of Remote Sensing Environment. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300268

Tohoku-oki EQ study by Bassett, Sandwell, Fialko published in Nature

Congratulations to IGPP Professors Yuri Fialko and Dave Sandwell as well as IGPP Green Scholar Dan Bassett. Their study, "Upper-plate controls on co-seismic slip in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-oki earthquake" was published in the 03 March 2016 issue of Nature.

Paolo receives MVP Award from NASA Cryospheric Sciences Program

Congratulations to postdoc Fernando Paolo, recent recipient of the "Most Valued Player" Award within the NASA Cryospheric Sciences Program, for his PhD work on Antarctic ice shelves from satellite radar altimetry. Paolo was presented the award by NASA Cryo PM Tom Wagner at the PARCA meeting at Goddard Space Flight Centre today. photo credit: Kelly Brunt

GAMES group receives private funding

Scripps family memebers Eaton and Marty Scripps have expressed their support of the GAMES group's interactive, educational outreach efforts with a donation that will fund the groups efforts for one year.  For more information, visit the GAMES website: siogames.ucsd.edu and the full SIO press release here.