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About Us

Our Goals

As a department, we strive to:

  • Advance fundamental scientific understanding of the Earth system in the past, present, and future
  • Communicate this understanding to our students and the general public
  • Train the next generation of Earth and environmental scientists
  • Maintain a high level of excellence in research and teaching
  • Act with integrity in all our of scholarly endeavors
  • Create a supportive, respectful, and inclusive environment in the classroom, laboratory, and field