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Field Work Advanced Mapping Petrology Research Structural Geology Lifelong Memories Laboratory Fun Field Relation Water Resources State of the Art Equipment Map Check Seismology Research Engineering Geology Group Learning Remote Field Work Geophysics Survey
Total Station Surveying of Gravimeter Stations in Owens Valley GSC 4910L Field Module in Placerita Canyon Electron Microbrobe Analysis at Stanford University Examining Outcrop of Blueschist in the Rand Mountains Viewing Total Solar Eclipse in Idaho, Aug 21, 2017 Studying Thin Sections in the Optical Mineralogy laboratory Sheared Pegmatite in Borrego Springs Mylonite Zone Measuring Stream Discharge In East Fork San Dimas Canyon Magnetometer / GPS Survey at Convict Lake Advanced Geologic Mapping Team in Mojave Desert Analyzing Seismograph from a Recent Earthquake Massive Failure of Angeles Crest Highway West of Wrightwood Undergraduate Computer/Map Room During Finals Week Geological Mapping in Sierra Los Alacranes, Sonora, Mexico Ground Penetrating Radar Experiment
Through hands-on learning methods, faculty-mentored research, and exposure to current technology, our students acquire skills applicable to careers in the Geosciences and related disciplines. The Department's programs provide a global perspective for problem solving, decision making and leadership roles in a changing world. Our Geology BSc program has three different tracks: Geology, Geophysics/Earth Exploration and Environmental Resources. Our Geology MSc program prepares graduates for competitive PhD programs and employment in industry or teaching.