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field courses
Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas field course

volcanoes of the eastern sierra nevadas

Field course at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

GEOL X377/549
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

We are now the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

Here’s an article about the name change in News at IU Bloomington.

David Bish

IU EAS Professor David Bish awarded a Fulbright US Scholar Grant (Fellowship)

During the spring of 2018, Dave will spend six months in Napoli, Italy, studying cultural artifacts from Pompeii. Scientists working there recently discovered a ceramic workshop in ancient Pompeii where all stages of ceramic production are represented. More about Dave’s work

Michael Hamburger

Professor Michael Hamburger gave a keynote address at first Diplomacy Lab Symposium

The Diplomacy Lab is a program that Michael helped initiate last year; several students from the Environmental and Energy Diplomacy class also presented their work. Developed in departments ranging from Jewish Studies to Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, student projects spotlighted at the event bore out this multi-pronged approach to foreign policy. Read about the symposium.

Curiosity Rover: IU Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Mars research

Give Now
If you would like to donate to IU Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, click on "Give Now" to view the opportunities for supporting the Department, including the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship and the N. Gary Lane Paleontology Collection Fund.

Events and Outreach

Colloquia Information |

  • Colloquia will resume in the Fall.
  • April 26 Special colloquium, Dr. Lee Florea, Assistant Director for Research, IGS. Title: Caves as a conduit for carbon in the critical zone. 4:00 p.m. S201. Refreshments abailable in S201 starting at 3:30.
  • April 28 The annual Student Awards Ceremony will be held in GY 143 beginning at 2:00 p.m.

A GIS Analyst Intern Position is open in IU Space Information.

Hours are 15-20/week, salary is $10-15/hr, start date is May 1. Contact Kathy Wiegand for more information. Email:, phone: 812-855-1763.

ScIU Conversations in Science

There is a new blog about the research going on in the College of Arts and Sciences at IU. Graduate student Anna Nowicki Jesse is a member of the editorial board and a writer for the blog.