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Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas
Regional Tectonics Field Course
Summer courses at the IU Geologic Field Station
Summer courses at the IU Geologic Field Station

Department and Indiana Geological Survey faculty members participate in summer 2015 Mini University

From the IU Newsroom: "Mini University, a weeklong learning vacation sponsored by the Indiana University Alumni Association and IU Lifelong Learning, will hold its 44th annual program June 7 to 12 on the IU Bloomington campus." Five Geoscience faculty members will give a series of presentations ranging from Mars research to severe weather on Earth.More Information

Curiosity Rover On Mars

IU on Mars: David Bish and Juergen Schieber article on Inside IU Bloomington
NASA: Latest News from Mars
Finding life beyond Earth: JPL | NASA | NOVA
Faculty links: David Bish | Juergen Schieber | CheMin PPT

IU Bloomington geologist reports results of Mars mineralogy investigation. |
IU geologists analyze data from Curiosity’s instruments. |

News and Events

Graduate Student Anna Nowicki receives a Sustainability Research Development Grant

Anna Nowicki, a graduate student in Geophysics, received a grant for her work entitled, "Can we mitigate the impact of earthquake-induced landslides?" More Information

Michael Hamburger Named Jefferson Science Fellow

From the IU Newsroom: Indiana University Bloomington geologist Michael Hamburger has been named a 2015-16 Jefferson Science Fellow. He will spend the academic year in Washington, D.C., working on science policy issues with the U.S. State Department or the U.S. Agency for International Development. More Information

Give Now to Geological Sciences

Would you like to donate to IU Geological Sciences? Click on the "Give Now" button to view all the funding choices, including the Excellence in Geology Fund and the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship in Geological Sciences

Research Focus Sites

OIINK Seismic Research Experiment
Shale Research Lab
Organic Matter from the Santa Barbara Basin
Southern Caribbean Plate Boundary Studies
Exploring Deep-Subsurface Life Podcasts
South Aegean Volcanic Arc Database

Professional Societies, Student Chapters

Sigma Gamma Epsilon
SEG–IU Student Chapter
IU Geophysical Society


Graduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions


Other Resources

2014-15 Department Directory
BSES Program
Geological Library Resources
Hoosier Geologic Record
Indiana Geological Survey
IU Judson Mead Geologic Field Station
Stable Isotope Research Facility

Indiana University Department of Geological Sciences
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