Dr. A. Joshua West

Archive of recent news from the lab and group (also look on my Twitter feed linked above right):


March 2016: I'm thrilled to announce that USC has awarded me tenure!


August 2014: See the Triassic-Jurassic blog about recent fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes!


March 7th 2014: Check out Leland O'Driscoll's field blog from Timor!


March 20th 2014: Grad student Mark Torres' paper published in Nature on sulphide oxidation & the carbon cycle!


April 2014: Undergraduate researcher Renee Wang received 2nd prize in the USC undergraduate research symposium for her poster presenting her research of release of trace metals during gold mining in the Amazon!


May 2014: Grad student Gen Li's paper on landslides in Sichuan makes the cover of G-Cubed!


August 2014: See the Triassic-Jurassic blog about recent fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes!

News flash! Potential collaborators and students -- please get in touch if you may be interested in collaborating with me or joining our research group! If you are a prospective PhD student, have a look at information about applying to the graduate program in Earth Sciences at USC.

A sample of some recent media and news coverage...


February 2013: Prof. West interviewed for article on enhanced weathering in Maclean's Magazine


February 2014: Prof. West interviewed by KABC Channel 7 about debris flows in San Gabriels.


March 2014: Some of the media coverage of Mark Torres' Nature paper on sulphide oxidation and the carbon cycle included (with mixed accuracy....):


Quartz Online Magazine (from The Atlantic): "Without mountains, Earth could be as cold and lifeless as Mars" http://qz.com/189869


ClimateWire: "New hypothesis reveals how Earth is able to sustain life" (requires login)