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A geologist works on a climate research project.

We seek to develop a strong intellectual climate that empowers our faculty and students to rise to the forefront of scientific innovation. Our research programs are thriving and we are continually working to advance the state of knowledge in studies of ice, water, energy, climate, tectonics, and geomaterials.

Geosciences Research Programs

, Department of Geosciences

Research Overview

Our research programs cover the full extent of the geosciences from microbiology to seismology.

We focus on deep scientific problems and timely issues that are associated with the well-being of our society and our planet. These include climate change, energy and water resources, natural hazards, land surface processes, environmental remediation and planetary habitability.

Check out our research program pages and email our faculty for more information.