Archive of all ESI publications.

SciRes Lesson Plan published in Science & Children journal

October 2, 2015

Scientist in Residence Teacher-Fellow partners, Trevor Hance and Kevin Befus, published an article in the National Science Teachers Association journal this month entitled “Speleothems and Sandcastles“. This article is based on a lesson plan they developed for Trevor’s 5th grade classroom….

New ESI Research Paper: Cave “Breathing” Affects Mineral Growth and Climate Clues

October 1, 2015

A new global model [by ESI’s Dr. Eric James and others] suggests how and where air flow in caves affects the growth of cave mineral deposits that scientists use to reconstruct ancient climates.   See the announcement here: https://eos.org/research-spotlights/cave-breathing-affects-mineral-growth-and-climate-clues And the…


Texas CEO Magazine: “Water in Twenty-First Century Texas”

June 27, 2015

Jay L. Banner, Ph.D. and Eric S. Hersh, Ph.D., P.E. published an invited commentary in Texas CEO Magazine entitled “Water in Twenty-First Century Texas – What the Past Tells Us About the Future.”  Check it out here: https://texasceomagazine.com/departments/water-in-twenty-first-century-texas/

Extended Chronology of Drought in South Central, Southeastern and West Texas

August 30, 2011

Extended Chronology of Drought in South Central, Southeastern and West Texas August 2011 Malcolm K. Cleaveland1, Todd H. Votteler2, Daniel K. Stahle3, Richard C. Casteel4, Jay L. Banner5 Note: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department produced a short video called Studying Cypress…


Campus Greenlight Computing Guide

September 15, 2008

The Green Computing Guide is intended to provide students, faculty and staff with practical ways to implement information technology energy conservation measures in accordance with the Campus Sustainability Policy issued by UT President William Powers in 2008. Please feel free to…