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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12-inch telescope at the UNI Observatory

The Earth Science department McCollum Science Hall observatory is listed as number 10 in the Movoto list of...

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...