Geosciences

Cape Ann 2010
South Island, New Zealand 2010
Cape Ann field trip 2010
White Island volcano
Normal Fault, California
Tuff beds, California
Majors 2012
Iceberg, Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand
Ngauruhoe, New Zealand
South Point, Hawaii
Geology Reunion 2012

Geoscience is the study of the Earth and all its systems.

Interactions between the solid earth, the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere continually reshape the Earth. Geoscientists investigate these interactions using transdisciplinary approaches to address questions related to how the Earth formed, how it evolved over geologic time, and how its continued evolution affects the environment in which we live. Understanding the Earth’s many linked systems is increasingly important if we are to make informed decisions about issues facing humanity, including global climate change, shortages of drinking water, health hazards posed by materials in our urban environment, and mitigation of threats from earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, floods, and other natural hazards.