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.

2017 Alumni Gathering!

Please join us at the 3rd Annual Alumni Gathering held at the AGU Conference in New Orleans!

Dr. Bill Harbert on PCNC Night Talk

Dr. Bill Harbert discussed the earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest and California regions.