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geological sciences field courses
Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas field course

volcanoes of the eastern sierra nevadas

Field course at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

field geology and paleoanthropology in tanzania

G420 Regional Tectonic field trip

regional tectonic
field trip

G429 Field Course

field geology in the rocky mountains

Summer field courses at the IU Geologic Field Station

geology, hydrology, and geochemistry
in the rocky mountains


News and Announcements

First Flower

Emeritus Professor David Dilcher identifies what could be the mythical ’first flower’

From the IU Newsroom: Indiana University paleobotanist David Dilcher and colleagues in Europe have identified a 125 million- to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant as one of earliest flowering plants on Earth. The finding, reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, represents a major change in the presumed form of one of the planet’s earliest flowers, known as angiosperms. More information

Geology cover

Recent publication chosen for the cover of Geology

Doug Edmonds and Rebecca Caldwell, a grad student working with Edmonds, are co-authors on the paper entitled, Fluvio-deltaic avulsions during relative sea-level fall. The paper was recently chosen for the cover of Geology.
More information

Curiosity Rover: IU Geological Sciences Mars research

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Events and Outreach

Colloquia Information |

  • September 7 Labor Day, no colloquium

2015 Recruiting Schedule

  • September 14-17 ExxonMobil
  • September 22-23 Chevron Exploration

Sigma Gamma Eplilon offers Tutoring In Geological Sciences

  • Beginning September 14, tutoring sessions will be held every Monday, 5-7 pm in G213. These sessions cater mainly to introductory geology and atmospheric courses. Contact Jeremiah Mickey for more information.

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