What’s Happening

Geosciences faculty Erik Klemetti vocalizes on a Mexican volcano.

January 23, 2015

Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geosciences, discusses his passion for volcanology in the Columbus Dispatch.

December 22, 2014

Geosciences faculty Erik Klemetti just published a paper in PLOS ONE about the Lassen Peak volvanos.

December 5, 2014

Geosciences faculty David Greene has been teaching teaching earthquake-resistant building techniques in Guatemala.

December 5, 2014

Denison faculty will meet up with their past students and current colleagues a the Geological Society of America conference in Vancouver, B.C.

October 17, 2014
Honors & Awards

The following scholarships and awards were presented at our annual Department of Geosciences Awards Banquets. These honors have been made possible by your generous support over the years. Thank you alumni!

September 2, 2014
Geoscience Fall Field Trip
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 to Sunday, September 21, 2014

Geoscience Fall Field trip will take place on September 17-21.

August 28, 2014
Geosciences Spring Field trip
Field Trips

Geoscience Dept. members explore Mammoth Cave

May 15, 2014
Field Trips

Most every geologist would like to see an erupting volcano, and put their rock hammer in flowing lava.

September 3, 2013
Geosciences Fall 2013 Field Trip Image
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 to Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Fall 2013 Geosciences Department field trip is to the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

August 28, 2013

Three Geoscience majors who completed summer research with their faculty advisors will be presenting abstracts at the National Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver, Colorado this October.

August 27, 2013
Christian Erickson
Field Trips

In the spring of 2012, Eric Klemetti and Kate Tierney led a group of students on a field trip to southern Nevada and along the eastern front of the Sierra Nevada.

September 4, 2012
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 to Sunday, September 18, 2011

Proterozoic and Paleozoic Strata of Missouri

September 30, 2011
San Salvador Island
Field Trips
Friday, March 11, 2011 to Saturday, March 19, 2011

Geosciences Spring 2011 Fieldtrip

March 30, 2011
Smoky Mountains
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 to Sunday, September 19, 2010

Exploring the Southern Appalachians

October 13, 2010
West Virginia
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 to Sunday, September 20, 2009

A Geologic Transect of the Central Appalachians

October 9, 2009
On the border
Field Trips
Saturday, March 14, 2009 to Friday, March 20, 2009

Denison Geosciences exploring Texas and New Mexico.

April 16, 2009
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 to Sunday, September 14, 2008

Sixteen students and five faculty traveled to the North Shore of Lake Huron, Canada on the Department's 2008 Fall Field Trip.

October 29, 2008
Costa Rica
Field Trips
Friday, March 7, 2008 to Sunday, March 16, 2008

Twenty students, four faculty, and a visiting professor made the trip to Costa Rica.

April 9, 2008
The crew standing on a mafic dike at Ogunquit.
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 to Sunday, September 23, 2007

Bedrock & Surficial Geology of Coastal Maine

October 9, 2007
The crew on Clinch Mountain, TN
Field Trips
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 to Sunday, April 1, 2007

Traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

April 23, 2007
Preparing to go underground at the Sinks of Gandy
Field Trips
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 to Sunday, September 17, 2006

A Geologic Transect of the Central Appalachians

October 3, 2006
Denison Geosciences Department at Waipio Overlook, Hawaii
Field Trips
Friday, March 10, 2006 to Monday, March 20, 2006

Denison Geosciences Department travels to Hawaii

April 4, 2006
Dr. Hawkins explaining the plutons, Crawford Notch
Field Trips
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 to Sunday, September 25, 2005

Surficial and Bedrock Geology. Denison Geosciences travel to Northern Vermont and Central New Hampshire

September 30, 2005