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Our research program brings our faculty and students to every continent on the planet to collect observational data that are ultimately integrated with analytical data acquired in our state-of-the art laboratory and computing facilities.



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Graduate study in the Department of Earth Sciences offers students opportunities for field and laboratory-based geological and geophysical research spanning the Earth’s deep interior, lithosphere and surface on a host of timescales.

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The Department of Earth Sciences offers bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees. The bachelor of science degree is recommended for students intending to pursue a career in the Earth Sciences–either professionally or in academia.

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Suzanne Baldwin

Apr 25, 2019, 4:00 PM - Apr 25, 2019, 5:00 PM

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The (U)HP terrane of southeastern Papua New Guinea: a modern analogue for (U)HP terranes globally...

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Assistant Professor of Global Water Science

Jan 18, 2019, 10:00 AM

The Department of Earth Sciences at Syracuse University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Global Water Science. This recruitment is part of an ambit...