EAS Students Travel to China for Landslide Research
The participating students from the University of Houston’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences are Jennifer Welch, Wanda Crupa, Valerie Smith, Janice Navarro, Benjamin Miller, and Jacob Kratavil. Robert J. Abel, a student from UH’s media production and communication department, and Katherine Sorrows, a student from Earlham College, are also participating in the program.
The program, hosted by UH and China University of Geoscience (CUG), also includes Dr. Guoquan Wang from UH’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Dr. Hanwen Zhou from CUG, serving as mentors.
The IRES project is supported by a National Science Foundation grant (project information). The current activity is the first field trip of a three-year project focusing on landslide research and is a collaboration between UH and CUG.