The Earth Science Department has five major curricular areas: geology, astronomy, meteorology, environmental science, and earth science education. Degrees are available in Earth Science, and Earth Science Teaching. Students have the opportunity to conduct independent research in geology, astronomy, meteorology, environmental science, and earth science education, utilizing the state-of-the-art facilities located in the department.

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The Department of Earth Science with the support of the Iowa Limestone Producers Association are pleased to announce a new learning experience for...

The Earth Science Department now has an Environmental Science B.A. degree available for interested undergraduates.  The degree is centered...

The University of Northern Iowa chapter of the national Earth Science Honor society, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, has received the organization’s national...

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