Indiana University Bloomington

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THIS IS WHAT WE STUDY: A SAMPLING OF PROJECTS AND OUTREACH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
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Studying deep subsurface mines with similar conditions to extraterrestrial locations
Nucleation and Fluxes of Atmospheric Particles
Dispersals of early humans: adaptations, frontiers, and new territories
An outreach program bringing  seismology research into the classroom
Earl Kauffman

Emeritus Professor Erle Kauffman has been awarded The Paleontological Society’s 2014 Medal

The Paleontological Society’s medal is presented to a person whose eminence is based on advancement of knowledge in paleontology. Erle will receive the medal at the Society’s annual meeting which will be held in conjunction with the GSA annual meeting in Vancouver.

 

Curiosity Rover On Mars

News Articles

  • The 2014 edition of the Hoosier Geologic Record is now online! This interactive publication is a flip book that can be viewed on desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Scattered throughout the booklet are blue highlighted areas that link to research and course websites within the Department. For more information please see the NEWS section.
  • David Polly elected President of The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology more
  • Geology and Paleoanthropology Field School in Tanzania more
  • The Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship. The Department of Geological Sciences at Indiana University celebrates Mary Iverson’s extraordinary impact on the department with the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship, If you would like to contribute to the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship, please follow this link.

Research Focus Sites

Professional Societies, Student Chapters


Indiana University Department of Geological Sciences
1001 East 10th Street Bloomington, IN 47405-1405
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