About the Department

Our undergraduate and graduate students gain a strong foundation across the geosciences. Areas of specialization may include environmental and isotope geochemistry, applied geophysics and tectonics, paleoclimatology, planetary science, remote sensing and GIS, volcanology, and human-environmental interactions.


Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor position beginning in the Fall of 2016. 

Welcome Our New Assistant Professor Dr. Brian Thomas!

Dr. Brian Thomas will be joining our department as an Assistant Professor in Geoscience and Water Sustainability.  Please help us in making him feel welcome!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Please enjoy the Box account filled with all the photos from the day.