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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

September 10-19: Recruiters will be in the Department

Recruiters from ExxonMobil, Chevron, and ConocoPhillips will be in the Department September 10-19 conducting interviews. If you are seeking employment and want to set up an interview, please see the information on the Graduate Handbook page and follow the instructions.

For each employer you must complete an on-line application prior to an interview, and there are strict deadlines (see "Events and Calendar" on this page)..

Faculty and students in Geosciences to participate in IU Science Fest on October 25

Get ready for a day of hands-on educational fun! Earthquake Simulator, Physics for Fun demonstration, Chemistry Magic Show, and tours of Kirkwood Observatory and Jordan Hall Greenhouse are just a few of the things you’ll be able to see and do. Activities will be held in Swain West, Jordan Hall, Chemistry, and Kirkwood Observatory. more

Curiosity Rover On Mars

News Articles

  • Are you considering Geological Sciences for your career? Check out the American Geosciences Institute median salaries for Geoscience-related occupations in 2013. more
  • 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. For more information please see the NEWS section.
  • 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

Graduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions


  • September 15: Tyrone Rooney Michigan State University. Title: From initiation to termination - the critical role of magma in rift evolution 4:00 p.m. GY143. Refreshments served at 3:30 in the Geology lobby. more
  • Colloquium Schedule

Events and Calendar

Other Resources

Indiana University Department of Geological Sciences
1001 East 10th Street Bloomington, IN 47405-1405
Phone: 812-855-5582 | Fax: 812-855-7899 | Map, Directions and Contacts