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CSUN Professors’ Research Rewrites Rocky Mountains’ Origin Story

November 17, 2023

Photo of a rocky valley with blue sky

 

Dr. Elena Miranda and Dr. Joshua Schwartz, professors in the Department of Geological Sciences, were interviewed by the San Fernando Sun about their research into the Laramide orogeny and the formation of the Rocky Mountains. Check out the article here: CSUN Professors’ Research Rewrites Rocky Mountains’ Origin Story - The San Fernando Valley Sun (sanfernandosun.com)! You can read the full research publication in Nature Communications: Magmatic surge requires two-stage model for the Laramide orogeny | Nature Communications

Enjoy some photos from the field below!