Department of Geological Sciences

The Department of Geological Sciences is recognized internationally for research and training excellence. Our faculty, students, and staff explore physical, chemical, and biological processes that have shaped our planet over the last 4.6 billion years.

 Our research and training advances fundamental and applied geoscience knowledge within three themes:
(i) Biological and Environmental Co-evolution of Earth;
(ii) Dynamics of Earth System Processes in Modern and Deep Time; and
(iii) Mineral and Energy Resources for a Sustainable Future.