• Congratulations!

    On a warm and sunny morning, graduates and their families and friends were among the 23,000 guests celebrating UD’s 167th Commencement! Learn More >>

  • Water safety

    Doctoral student Mahmoud Sherif is studying the origin and distribution of natural radioactivity in the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System in Egypt. Read More >>

  • Water mixing zone

    Department of Geology researchers are studing reactions that occur when groundwater and saltwater meet in coastal aquifers. Read More >>

  • Most Valuable Majors

    Forbes has named Geology one of the 15 most valuable college majors in the current marketplace! Read More >>

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  • Congratulations!

    On a warm and sunny morning, graduates and their families and friends were among the 23,000 guests celebrating UD’s 167th Commencement! Learn More >>

  • Water safety

    Doctoral student Mahmoud Sherif is studying the origin and distribution of natural radioactivity in the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System in Egypt. Read More >>

  • Water mixing zone

    Department of Geology researchers are studing reactions that occur when groundwater and saltwater meet in coastal aquifers. Read More >>

  • Most Valuable Majors

    Forbes has named Geology one of the 15 most valuable college majors in the current marketplace! Read More >>

Department of Geological Sciences

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About the Department

We offer B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees that prepare students for careers in environmental consulting firms, the energy industry, governmental regulatory agencies, earth science teaching, and research in the geological sciences. Our programs feature small classes with hands-on field and laboratory-based instruction delivered by an internationally respected, research-active faculty. Read more about our learning objectives, connections with alumni, our people, history and more.  >>

Facilities

Most department offices and labs are housed in Penny Hall on the Newark campus. Additional facilities are located in the ISE Laboratory and the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, and Delaware Geological Survey. Read more 

Programs

For Prospective Geology Students

For Prospective Geology Students

Interested in an undergraduate or graduate degree in geology?  Learn more about our degree programs, courses, field experiences, and more.

Geology Research at UD

Geology Research at UD

Learn more about geology research at the University of Delaware including the areas of geobiology, geochemistry, water science, and stratigraphy and paleoclimate.

People in Geology

People in Geology

View a listing of the faculty and staff in the Department of Geological Sciences and associated programs, and see their areas of expertise.

For Current GEOL Students

For Current GEOL Students

Learn about courses, field experiences, internships, study abroad, and other opportunities for our current students.

Latest News From Geology

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Penny Hall

Read about recent GEOL news, faculty updates, student stories, and more.

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State Department taps UD’s Wunsch to attend South Asia Groundwater Forum

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Honors Day

Student achievements recognized at annual Honors Day

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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