The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences explores the processes that shape our evolving planet. Our faculty are committed to education and outreach with an active, cutting-edge research program that addresses a broad array of topics in the Earth and Environmental Sciences spanning climate and environmental change, tectonics and dynamics of Earth’s interior, and the science of water throughout the Earth.

Earth and Environmental Sciences by the Numbers


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