News and Announcements

Geoscience and Water Sustainability-Tenure-track Position

For the 2016-2017 academica year the Department of Geology and Environmental Science seeks to expand its expertise related to water sustainability in a changing climate and invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor pending budgetary approval.

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Geology, ES Students Part Of Winning Design Team

Undergrads Alex Verosky (Geology), Russell Thorsen (Environmental Studies), Nick Rubenstein (Environmental Studies), Arun Balaraman (physics and mechanical engineering) and Sean O’Connor (architecture and urban studies) won Pitt's Second Annual Sustainable Solutions Competition.

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Congratulations Erin Pfeil-McCullough!

Erin Pfeil-McCullough is now the Vice President of the Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Organization!

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Congratulations Dr. Charlie Jones!

The department's Dr. Charlie Jones has been promoted to a Senior Lecturer in Geology & Planetary Science in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Science.

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Faculty Member Dr. Bill Harbert has been elected to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists Council.

Dr. Bill Harbert was one of two elected representatives for District 4.  It's an elite group that represents geophysics, their council is international.


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This Week's Colloquium

October 8, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Coastal Change at Fire Island, NY: Influences of Storms, Geology and People

In the Field

White Sands
Undergraduate Allie Ackerman ponders extensive gypsum dunes in New Mexico during a 2008 field expedition led by Professor Rosemary Capo to investigate eolian deposition in deserts. View »