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.


Distinguished Alumni Dr. Frederick J. Sarg

 The Department of Geology and Environmental Science Distinguished Alumni Award was established to recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of our alumni.

The award highlights the diversity and quality of the contributions our alumni have made to the enrichment of our profession.

Alumni Dr. Barbara Kutchko is SPE Distinguished Lecturer!

Please join us in congratulating our alumni Dr. Barbara Kutchko on becoming the 2018-2019 SPE Distinguished Lecturer!