Dr. Ernst Featured in Current Issue of Science News

Friday, January 13, 2017

Congratulations to Scientist in Residence Dr. Richard Ernst, who is featured in the current issue of Science News. This magazine is geared towards the public, making current research accessible to them. The article talks about the latest in supercontinent research and refers to Dr. Ernst's work on Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs) as an important tool for sorting out Precambrian supercontinent reconstructions. The article also highlights the June 2016 Nature Geoscience publication article by Dr. Ernst and his team

Dr. Ernst's current research continues on supercontinent reconstructions. He is a member of IGCP648Other areas of his LIPs research include identifying links with mineral and hydrocarbon exploration, implications for environmental impacts, including mass extinctions, and planetary analogues.


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