Data Center Description
The Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona focuses on research and education dealing with the nature, genesis, and history of the Earth and its crust, and with the evolution of the environment and biota at the Earth's surface.
Our faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students are active in geophysics; sedimentology and stratigraphy; structure; tectonics; climate dynamics; geoarchaeology; geomorphology; paleolimnology; palynology; paleontology; geochemistry; mineral resources; mineralogy; and petrology.
We encourage interdisciplinary approaches to research in the geosciences, both within the department and through interdepartmental programs.
Geosciences is able to maintain its outstanding teaching, research, field programs, and student scholarships through contributions from our alumni and organizations. You can help make a difference!