Lockley on newly discovered trove of ancient mammal tracks

Feb. 15, 2018

"The concentration of mammal tracks on this site is orders of magnitude higher than any other site in the world," said Martin Lockley, Emeritus Geology Professor, and co-author of a new paper on a find on the grounds of NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center. "I don't think I've ever seen a...

Simon on wildfire economics

Jan. 18, 2018

The nexus between fire hazard and economic pressures has been framed as a socioeconomic principle by Gregory L. Simon, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences. "We take profit from the landscape, big construction contracts, cities generating massive amounts of tax revenue," Simon said. "Simultaneously to generating...