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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water quality study

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, Professor of Geology and Environmental Science, has been awarded an National Science Foundation award to do collaborative...

Iowa's Geological Resources

Teachers are encouraged to sign up for this spring's and summer's 2-credit workshop on Iowa's Geological Resources.  This workshop is offered...

The Gamma Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the National Honor Society in the Earth Sciences, has received the organization’...