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  • Dinosaur discovery

    On April 9th, Drexel professor and UD alumnus Kenneth Lacovara will discuss his discovery of Dreadnoughtus schrani, the most complete supermassive dinosaur skeleton ever found. Read More >>

  • Most Valuable Majors

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

  • Field geology is a blast!

    Field experiences are an essential part of our undergraduate programs in geology. Click here to check out our course listings:

  • Presidential Search

    Dr. Nancy Targett, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, will serve as the interim president of the University of Delaware, effective July 1. Read more >>

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  • Dinosaur discovery

    On April 9th, Drexel professor and UD alumnus Kenneth Lacovara will discuss his discovery of Dreadnoughtus schrani, the most complete supermassive dinosaur skeleton ever found. Read More >>

  • Most Valuable Majors

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

  • Field geology is a blast!

    Field experiences are an essential part of our undergraduate programs in geology. Click here to check out our course listings:

  • Presidential Search

    Dr. Nancy Targett, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, will serve as the interim president of the University of Delaware, effective July 1. 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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Nancy Targett

Nancy Targett, CEOE Dean, to serve as interim UD president, effective July 1, 2015.

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Ken Lacovara

Drexel professor and CEOE alumnus Kenneth Lacovara to discuss Dreadnoughtus schrani discovery in southern Patagonia

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UD professor uses aerial drone to survey Adriatic coast following crippling nor'easter

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  • Apr
    07
    Classes resume after Spring Recess  
  • Apr
    08
    Winter Session 2016: Hawaii Interest Meeting   Learn More
  • Apr
    09
    Geological Sciences Seminar: “Dreadnoughtus schrani, an exceptionally complete titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of southern Patagonia, Argentina”   Learn More
 
 

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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