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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


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WE CHANGED OUR NAME!! As of March 8th, we are the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

Crossroads Geology Conference March 31 and April 1

The Rho chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon and the Indiana University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invite you to join us for the 17th annual Crossroads Geology Conference which will be held in the Geology building on the IUB campus March 31st and April 1st. Abstract deadline has been extended to Friday March 24. Submission information is here.
Read more about the conference.

Curiosity Rover: IU Geological Sciences Mars research





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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 |

  • Friday March 24 Special Seminar: Dr. Cherif Mahmoud, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Title: Seismic Imaging of Olduvai and Laetoli Basins 12:30 p.m. GY214
  • March 27: No colloquium
  • Wednesday March 29 Special Seminar: Dr. Brian Tucker President, GeoHazards International, Menlo Park, CA. Title: A Quarter Century Reducing Earthquake and Tsunami Risk in the World's Most Vulnerable Communities: What Have We Learned? 12:00 p.m. GY522
  • March 31: Darren Ficklin, IU Department of Geography. Title: TBA.4:00 p.m. GY143. Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Geology lobby.

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