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geological sciences field courses
Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas field course

volcanoes of the eastern sierra nevadas

Field course at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

field geology and paleoanthropology in tanzania

G420 Regional Tectonic field trip

regional tectonic
field trip

G429 Field Course

field geology in the rocky mountains

Summer field courses at the IU Geologic Field Station

geology, hydrology, and geochemistry
in the rocky mountains


News and Announcements

MidWest GeoBio 2015 Meeting in Bloomington

The 4th annual MidWest GeoBio 2015 meeting will be taking place in Bloomington this Friday and Saturday (October 9th and 10th). The meeting is supported by the Agouron Institute (

Devon Colcord is the meeting co-ordinator, Lisa Pratt and Simon Brassell are the faculty hosts for the event and will be chairing the oral sessions. For more information and a schedule of events, please visit the Meeting Website.

Science Fest
IU Geological Sciences at Science Fest

The Indiana university Geophysical Society (IUGS) is preparing for this year’s Science Fest. The Fest is on Saturday, October 24th, and you can view last year’s Geoscience activities on this page: Science Fest 2014

Curiosity Rover: IU Geological Sciences Mars research

If you would like to donate to IU Geological Sciences:

Give Now to Geological Sciences

Click on the "Give Now" button to view all the opportunities for supporting the Department, including the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship.


Events and Outreach

Colloquia Information |

  • October 12: Patrick O’Connor, Department of Biomedical Sciences Ohio University. Title: Cretaceous Terrestrial Vertebrates from Afro-Madagascar: New Perspectives on Birds and Crocodiles from the Age of Dinosaurs
    4:00 p.m. GY143. Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Geology lobby.

Sigma Gamma Eplilon offers Tutoring In Geological Sciences

  • SGE utoring sessions will be held every Monday, 5-7 pm in G213. Contact Jeremiah Mickey for more information.

Research Websites