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THIS IS WHAT WE STUDY: A SAMPLING OF PROJECTS AND OUTREACH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
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Studying deep subsurface mines with similar conditions to extraterrestrial locations
Nucleation and Fluxes of Atmospheric Particles
Dispersals of early humans: adaptations, frontiers, and new territories
An outreach program bringing  seismology research into the classroom
seismic zone

IU geologists identify new seismic zone near Illinois-Missouri border

From the IU Newsroom: Geologists at Indiana University have characterized widespread seismic activity in an area they call the Ste. Genevieve Seismic Zone, suggesting a greater possibility of earthquake effects than was previously recognized in southwestern Illinois and eastern Missouri. more

Curiosity Rover On Mars

News

  • Holiday Party The annual Holiday Party will be held in the banquet hall at Upland Brewery on Thursday, December 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m., with dinner at 7:00. Contact Carley Gasaway (email) for tickets and information.
  • Give Now to Geological Sciences
    Would you like to donate to IU Geological Sciences? Click on the "Give Now" button to the right to view all the funding choices, including the Excellence in Geology Fund and the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship in Geological Sciences

Outreach Projects

  • Geosciences in Public Service The IU Geosciences chapter of AAPG and the Indiana Geological Survey hosted a career panel on November 19th. The event included a dinner/networking portion, followed by a traditional panel-style introduction of six panelists. There was a speed-round-table style portion where panelists rotated from table to table in 5 minute intervals and answered questions from student participants. more

Research Focus Sites

Professional Societies, Student Chapters

Graduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

Colloquia

  • December 1: Terry Pavlis, University of Texas at El Paso. Title: Tectonics in Extreme Environments: Interactions between erosion and tectonics in the southern Alaska orogen.
    4:00 p.m. GY143. Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Geology lobby. more
  • Colloquium Schedule

Events and Calendar

Other Resources

 


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