Geoscientists interpret the natural world, bringing methods such as geophysics, geomechanics geochemistry, geobiology and field geology together to understand the ancient and modern Earth. Clues concealed in rocks and minerals, fluids and fossils, mountains and sediments, glaciers and volcanoes are marshaled to explain and model the Earth System at all scales
Discovery, development and sustainability of water, mineral and energy resources as well as coping with climate change, human impact and natural hazards facing increasing global populations, all depend on a deep understanding of natural processes
Our students study the Earth in this context, with careers in diverse fields including research, mineral and oil exploration, mining and hydrocarbon extraction, policy analysis, surface and underground construction, environmental assessment, protection and rehabilitation, groundwater investigation and resource management
The programs offered by this department focus on the whole planet and consider all global processes within an integrated, dynamic system
Come and be a part of it!