• DESG Fellow Studies Coastal Marshes

    Julia Guimond will spend the winter forming a predictive model to understand effects of climate change in marshes Read More >>

  • Smaller is Stronger for Olivine

    New research resolves 40 years of debate on the strength of olivine, the most abundant mineral in the Earth’s mantle Read More >>

  • Where Water and Minerals Meet

    Molecular scale science may inform water purification methods, battery improvements Read More >>

  • Field Experience

    Many geology undergraduates participate in a field experience, which allows them to apply classroom-based skills to processes occurring over spans of geologic time. Geology Field Experience >>

  • 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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  • Julia Guimond will spend the winter forming a predictive model to understand effects of climate change in marshes
  • New research resolves 40 years of debate on the strength of olivine, the most abundant mineral in the Earth’s mantle
  • Molecular scale science may inform water purification methods, battery improvements
  • Many geology undergraduates participate in a field experience, which allows them to apply classroom-based skills to processes occurring over spans of geologic time.
  • Forbes has named Geology one of the 15 most valuable college majors in the current marketplace!
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  • DESG Fellow Studies Coastal Marshes

    Julia Guimond will spend the winter forming a predictive model to understand effects of climate change in marshes Read More >>

  • Smaller is Stronger for Olivine

    New research resolves 40 years of debate on the strength of olivine, the most abundant mineral in the Earth’s mantle Read More >>

  • Where Water and Minerals Meet

    Molecular scale science may inform water purification methods, battery improvements Read More >>

  • Field Experience

    Many geology undergraduates participate in a field experience, which allows them to apply classroom-based skills to processes occurring over spans of geologic time. Geology Field Experience >>

  • 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.  >>

For Prospective Geology Students

For Prospective Geology Students

Interested in a degree in geology?  Learn more about our degree programs, courses, field experiences, and more.

For Current GEOL Students

For Current GEOL Students

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

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.               

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.

Latest News From Geology

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

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Seismograph showing Dover earthquake

Delaware Geological Survey picks up first seismic wave from recent earthquake

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resiliency summit panel

22 local Delaware communities attend inaugural Resilient and Sustainable Communities Summit

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    Geology Seminar: Lunar Fire Fountain Eruptions   Learn More
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    Geology Seminar: Volatiles and Volcanic Vigor   Learn More
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    Geology Seminar: Doing Earth and Environmental Science in a Non-Factual World: How It Happened and a Difficult Way to Deal With It   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
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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