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.


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!

Welcome to Dr. Kyle Whittinghill

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science would like to welcome our new Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor Dr. Kyle Whittinghill.

Congratulations to our Post-Doc Dr. Paul Eizenhöfer!

Dr. Eizenhöfer was awarded the Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student Award from the University of Hong Kong!

Welcome Environmental Studies Lecturer Dr. Danielle Andrews-Brown

Dr. Danielle Andrews-Brown will be starting as the Environmental Studies Lecturer this Spring 2017.