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geological sciences field courses
Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas field course

volcanoes of the eastern sierra nevadas

Field course at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

GEOL X377/549
field geology and paleoanthropology in tanzania

G420 Regional Tectonic field trip

regional tectonic
field trip

G429 Field Course

field geology in the rocky mountains

Summer field courses at the IU Geologic Field Station

geology, hydrology, and geochemistry
in the rocky mountains


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Attention all Field Station Alums

We recently sent you an invitation to join us at the annual alumni gathering in Houston, TX. The date has been changed to Friday, January 20, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. at the Saint Arnold Brewing Company. The address is 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020. We hope to see you there!

IU Research Scientist Chusi Li is 2017 SEG Exchange Lecturer

Dr. Chusi Li was selected as the 2017 International Exchange Lecturer by the Society of Economic Geologists. This society currently has 7000 members worldwide. It was established in the US more than 100 years ago and is now an international organization. It also means he will be traveling more frequently next year.

Professor Chanh Kieu is featured in a WTIU Indiana Newsdesk article on climate change

Titled, Expert: High Temperatures Could Show Overall Warming Trend, IU Atmospheric Sciences professor Chanh Kieu talks about warming trends in this short news clip from WTIU

Curiosity Rover: IU Geological Sciences Mars research


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  • Winter Break - Colloquia will resume in January

ScIU Conversations in Science

A new blog about the research going on in the College of Arts and Sciences at IU launched on August 22nd. GeoSci graduate student Anna Nowicki Jesse is a member of the editorial board and a writer for the blog.

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