Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, associate professor of geology and geological engineering, and Craig Brice, professor of practice of mechanical engineering, have been awarded the Ben L. Fryrear Endowed Chair for Innovation and Excellence to drive institutional change at Colorado School of Mines.
In findings published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, Mines' Danica Roth and colleagues quantitatively showed – for the first time – just how the post-wildfire landscape can impact how sediment moves downslope.
The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports and led by Mines' Alexei Milkov, are the result of a detailed analysis of a large global dataset of the isotopic composition of methane produced from the shale formations.
Loss of groundwater may accelerate drying trends in the eastern U.S., according to new research that applied supercomputing to create the first in-depth model of how groundwater will respond to warming.
The new Center for Mining Sustainability will address the environmental and societal concerns surrounding small-scale mining and promote the practice in a way that sustains the industry, supports local economies and minimizes environmental impacts.