University of Texas at Austin

Earth Science Week Consortium

The Austin ESW Consortium is a group of volunteers from city and governmental agencies, museums, nature centers, universities, and industries that work together to sponsor earth science celebrations in Austin. The 2014 Consortium included the following:

In-Kind Sponsors

Allan R. Standen LLC
Austin Community College
Austin Geological Society
Texas Museum of Science & Technology
City of Austin Watershed Protection
Texas Water Development Board
The Paleontological Society of Austin
NASA Texas Space Grant—U.T.Center for Space Research U.T. Jackson School of Geosciences—GeoFORCE Program
U.T. Jackson School of Geosciences—Non-Vertebrate Paleontology Lab
U.T. Jackson School of Geosciences—Vertebrate Paleontology Lab
USGS Texas Water Science Center
U.T. Solar Vehicles Team
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
GEOS Consulting
American Geosciences Institute


Financial Sponsors

Parsley Energy
U.T. Jackson School of Geosciences
Austin Geological Society
The Subsurface Library
Bureau of Economic Geology

Participating Schools

Bastrop Middle School
Burnet Middle School
Dahlstrom Middle School
Liberty Hill Intermediate School
Ridgeview Middle School
Green Tech Academy
Akins High School


Underwriting Sponsor

Parsley Energy
Jackson School of Geosciences
Austin Geological Society
Subsurface Library