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New Idaho Landslide Inventory Database to Assist with Hazard Mitigation

Posted 6/29/2021 5:18:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 29, 2021 — The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) has released a new statewide inventory of landslides that will assist emergency managers and planners with hazard mitigation and identification of problematic hot spots. Read more

‘Lava Bombs’ Manufactured during U of I-Led Study on Stability of Volcanic Formations

Posted 6/4/2020 8:16:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 4, 2020 — University of Idaho volcanologist Erika Rader and colleagues investigated the growth of volcanic formations by manufacturing lava bombs, melted blobs of lava ejected from a volcano. Read more

U of I Faculty Awarded Seed Grant Funding for 19 Projects

Posted 5/15/2018 6:00:00 PM

Nineteen faculty members at the University of Idaho were awarded funding for FY2019 through the university’s Seed Grant program. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, the Seed Grant program helps early career faculty establish a scholarly program. Read more

Two U of I Faculty Members Earn National Recognition for Research

Posted 5/10/2018 4:38:00 PM

Two University of Idaho faculty members have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early career scholars. Read more

U of I Study: Climate Models Predict Almond Harvest Expansion to Oregon

Posted 1/5/2018 8:17:00 PM

Oregon almonds may replace their counterparts from California on grocery store shelves by the 2050s, according to a study of climate models published by University of Idaho researchers in the journal Climatic Change. Read more

Department of Geography and Geological Science

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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021
Moscow ID, 83843-3021

Geography: 208-885-6216
Geology: 208-885-6192