Department of Marine and Earth Sciences

Exploring the Earth and Its Environment for a Sustainable Future

We bring together students, faculty, and regional professionals with interests in the environment and the sustainability of natural resources and systems.

Photo of Marine Students doing researchMarine and Earth Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs focusing on the environment as well as several related minors. Students learn about environmental issues using an interdisciplinary perspective by studying the Earth’s biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and geosphere. Undergraduate students in all of our programs engage in an internship or senior research project, and all of our programs emphasize hands-on learning with extensive laboratory- and field-based activities.

The Department of Marine and Earth Sciences values all students, faculty, and staff regardless of national origin or immigration status. We support the free cultural exchange of ideas as being at the heart of the academic endeavor. This exchange deepens and broadens our students’ perspectives in an increasingly globalized society.

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Research & Outreach

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Department Contacts

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