Earth Science News

UCSB has been ranked number 5 by US New & World Report in their 2019 list of public universites.

Professor Ed Keller's town hall meeting featured on KEYT!

Amy Moser has received the MSA Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology.

An article in UCSB's The Current features their research in the Santa Barbara Channel.

Department of Earth Science: Academic & Research Excellence

Folds in the eastern Andes

Folds in the eastern Andes

Veronika and Ellie Underwater

Veronika and Ellie Underwater

Summerfield 2018 Group Photo

Summerfield 2018 Group Photo

Alex Simms, Field Camp 2018

Alex Simms, Field Camp 2018

Convict Lake, Geology of California Class - 2017

Convict Lake, Geology of California Class - 2017

Bunk House on Santa Cruz Island

Bunk House on Santa Cruz Island

Alex Wrobel on a big rock!

Alex Wrobel on a big rock!

Earth Science Picnic

Earth Science Picnic

Mount Luyendyk, the Antarctic peak named for Professor Bruce Luyendyk
in April 2016

Mojave

Mojave

Playing in the Snow at Askja Caldera, Iceland

Playing in the Snow at Askja Caldera, Iceland

Base Camp, Springfield 2018

Base Camp, Springfield 2018

Poster Presentations 2018

Poster Presentations 2018

Earth 103 Field Trip - On Our Way!

Earth 103 Field Trip - On Our Way!

Grand Canyon Research Trip

Grand Canyon Research Trip

Josh Garber Speaking Along Gibraltar

Josh Garber Speaking Along Gibraltar

David Valentine and Students at Last Supper on Ship

David Valentine and Students at Last Supper on Ship

Springfield 2018, The View!

Springfield 2018, The View!

Demian Nelson in Antartica

Demian Nelson in Antartica

Earth 103 Field Trip - 2018

Earth 103 Field Trip - 2018

Eclipse Watch

Eclipse Watch

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