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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


IU Paleontology Collection seeking volunteers

Are you looking for a volunteer position?

The IU Paleontology Collection, located on the 5th floor of the Geology Building, is now open and available for research purposes. We are currently seeking volunteers from the IU and Bloomington community to help with the daily management of the collection. More information

Doug Edmonds

Doug Edmonds receives Boyce Chair

Dr. Doug Edmonds, Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences, received the Malcom and Sylvia Boyce Chair. Established in February, 1997 by Advisory Board member Malcolm Boyce and his wife Sylvia for the purpose of receiving and investing contributed funds, this endowment reflects their commitment to directly support their "Excellence in Geosciences" initiative and to benefit the Department. Income from the endowed gift is allocated to strategic programs in the Department’s academic plan, consistent with the guidelines for endowed professorships and chairs. More information

Tenure-Track Position in Hydrology/Surface Processes at Indiana University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in hydrology or surface processes at the rank of Assistant Professor. Application information

Give Now
If you would like to donate to IU Geological Sciences, click on "Give Now" to view the opportunities for supporting the Department, including the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship.

Events and Outreach

Colloquia Information |

  • November 30: Andy Wickert, University of Minnesota. Title: Reconstruction of North American drainage basins and water discharge since the Last Glacial Maximum
    4:00 p.m. GY126. Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Geology lobby.

Sigma Gamma Eplilon offers Tutoring In Geological Sciences

SGE tutoring sessions are held every Monday, 5-7 pm in G213. Contact Jeremiah Mickey for more information.

Research Websites