The Indiana University Geologic Field Station strives to lead the nation in teaching geosciences in the field, in research focused on field–based learning in geosciences, and in supporting discovery and discourse on development of best practices in field geosciences through workshops and conferences.

Remarkably diverse geology, experienced, award–winning faculty, a world–class field facility, and a 67–year tradition of leadership in teaching geoscience in the field form the foundation of excellence of our course offerings.


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we’re in Cardwell Montana!

study in the field

G129 Introductory Geology Taught in the Field

Dates: June 5-19, 2017
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none

trip to Glacier National Park

G429 Field Geology in the Rocky Mountains

Dates: June 18-July 31, 2017
Credits: 6
Note: this course is physically demanding.

trip to Yellowstone

X479 Geochemistry and Hydrology in the Rocky Mountains

Dates: June 19-July 30, 2017
Credits: 6
Note: this course is physically demanding.

Glacier National Park

G700 Structural Analysis

Dates: August 2017 TBA
Credits: 3
Note: this course is physically demanding.


We are able offer more scholarships at higher award levels than in previous years because of the generous support of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and the alumni of the G429 program.

Scholarship applications are made available to students once they have applied and been accepted for a course at the Field Station. Scholarships range from $200 to $1500 and are awarded primarily on the basis of academic merit.

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If you would like to participate in one of the Field Station donor programs, please click on the "Give Now" button to view the funding opportunities.

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Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington IN 47405

Phone: 812-855-1475


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