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Environmental Sciences: Research Interests

UTEP Office of Research and Sponsored Projects

Vision:

The vision of the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) is to accelerate the research and sponsored program enterprise while adhering to university policies and federal regulations.

Mission:

The mission of the ORSP is to provide the following services:

  • proposal development assistance and training;
  • review and provide institiutional endorsement of all applications for external sponsored funding;
  • review, negotiate, and accept awards on behalf of the University;
  • compliance and post-award monitoring and oversight;
  • maintenance of sponsored project data for the University;
  • coordination of institutional review boards for research with human and animal subjects and for biosafety;
  • management of the University's intellectual property; and
  • promotion of entrepreneurial and commercialization activities.

Please note: The vision & mission statements are from ORSP website.

Research Aeas

Research Themes:

Earth System Geochemistry

Geospatial Research

Professional and Entrepreneurial Geoscience

Science Learning & Education

Solid Earth & Geophysics

Tectonics & Sedimentation

Research interests include:

  • Aeolian processes and contaminant transport
  • Surface water-ground water interaction
  • Bioaccumulation of heavy metals
  • Isotopic fractionation in natural systems
  • Phytoremediation
  • Groundwater contaminant transport
  • Climate change feedback mechanisms
  • Ecology and evolution of macrointertebrates
  • Radionuclide transport models

Research Centers

SSF Home

CEEIR

ITS

CEGS

ESCITIERA

For more information, please contact:

The University of Texas at El Paso
Dept. of Geological Sciences
Geology – Rm 101
500 W University
El Paso, Texas 79902

E: geology@utep.edu
P: (915) 747-5501

Environmental Science TIERA Program

For information about Environmental Science TIERA program, please contact:

Ms. Maryam Zarei/TIERA Coordinator

500 W. University Avenue : El Paso, TX, 79968-0582 : (915) 747-5672
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