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.


Congratulation to the Graduating Class of 2018!

We are excited to see our graduating class of 2018 head into their new adventures!

2018 AGU Section Awardees - Dr. Emily Elliott

Dr. Emily Elliott was honored with the Biogeosciences Section Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring!

Congrats to Dr. Werne and Dr. McQuarrie!

Both Dr. Josef Werne and Dr. Nadine McQuarrie received notice they were elected Fellows of the Geological Society of America. They will be formally announced in the July GSA Today, as well as at the Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony at the GSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on November 4.