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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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SU Geologist is Co-Editor of New Major Book on Fission-Track Thermochronology

Nov 25, 2018, 10:00 AM

Geologist Paul Fitzgerald, professor of Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, is co-editor of a new book, “Fission-Track Thermochronology and Its Application to Geology” (Spr...

SU Geologists Contribute to New Understanding of Mekong River Incision

Oct 19, 2018, 10:00 AM

SU Geologists Contribute to New Understanding of Mekong River Incision...