Welcome to the Department of Geological Sciences

Geneseo students with a broad, interdisciplinary interest in sciences, a curiosity of how the Earth works, and an appreciation for the natural world should become a geoscientist. With the option of pursuing a B.A. in Geology, Geochemistry, or Geophysics, students at SUNY Geneseo engage in a challenging and rewarding curriculum taught by an enthusiastic and dedicated faculty with a broad range of expertise. Graduates of the Department of Geological Sciences are equipped with the knowledge and skills to become outstanding contributors and leaders in the geoscience community. 

Recent News

The January field trip to Chile was a great success! Students enjoyed the incredible opportunity to study coastal and Andean geology near the city of Constitucion, as well as the geology of Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia. Check out the incredible video and photography captured by Keith Walters.

In case you missed it, check out Dr. Nick Warner's public radio interview about the Rosetta mission and the landing of the Philae probe on a comet. The interview was broadcast on Nov. 13 on Connections (WXXI) and is available here

The Department of Geological Sciences was featured in a GSA TV film at the recent Geological Society of America meeting in Vancouver. The film highlights faculty-student research and describes some of the many advantages of being a geology student at SUNY Geneseo.

Want to stay in touch with the Department? Check out the latest version of the Geology Newsletter or send a friend request to the Geneseo Geology Facebook page