Department of Geography, Geology, Environment, and Planning

Students mapping lava flow


Our nine-meter planetarium is an outstanding teaching tool used extensively in undergraduate instruction, both in introductory astronomy courses and in classes for Earth and Space Science teaching majors, and is available for group visits by schools, scouts, or adult groups.


Geology Students Present at Geological Society of America Regional Meeting

Students from the Geography, Geology, Environment and Planning Department will present at the Geological Society of America Regional Meeting.

Warnock and Colleagues Publish on Microfossils of the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry

Warnock and colleagues analyzed ancient fossil algae, known as charophytes, to understand one of the most well-know and confusing deposits of dinosaur bone known to science.

Warnock and Colleagues Study Ancient Atmospheric Dust Contributions to Southern Ocean

Warnock and colleagues analyzed sediments recovered from off the coast of Antarctica’s peninsula to understand changes in ancient atmospheric dust contribution to the Southern Ocean over time.

Warnock and Coauthors Publish on Ancient Ecosystem Shifts Near Antarctica

Warnock and colleagues studied ancient DNA preserved in sediments to understand ecosystem change in the oceans surrounding Antarctica. Excitingly, this paper details the discovery of the worlds oldest marine sedimentary ancient DNA, at 1 million years old.

Free Planetarium Show Feb. 28

A planetarium show about the winter constellations will take place February 28 at 7:00 p.m.