Posts Tagged ‘ Matt Joeckel ’

Morrill Hall’s Sunday Scientist offered Dec. 18

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Dec. 15

Geology will rock the NU State Museum during the Dec. 18 Sunday with a Scientist program at Morrill Hall. The family-friendly program, offered from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., will explore rocks and minerals through hands-on activities led by scientists from UNL and the University of Maine, and members of the Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club. […]

Nebraska water levels rise briefly after quakes

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 11, 2010

UNL scientists say that recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile temporarily affected groundwater levels in Nebraska. The hydroseismic activity – the effect that seismic waves have on groundwater – likely would have been missed if not for a decades-old instrument. Jesse Korus checked on the water well near Aurora on March 2 and found a […]

Joeckel quoted in ‘Killer Pigs’

Oct 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Employee News, Issue, October 15, 2009

Matt Joeckel, a geologist in the School of Natural Resources, appeared in the “Killer Pigs” episode of National Geographic’s “Prehistoric Predators,” which aired Oct. 12. Joeckel, whose expertise includes vertebrate paleontology, explains on-camera that Entelodonts have teeth “that would have been perfectly capable of tearing a bite out of a carcass.” For more information and […]