UB Geology is poised to help society at the intersection of
Earth and its population in a warming and more crowded planet.
The department would like to welcome Kristin Poinar, a NASA climate scientist whose study on giant cracks in the Greenland Ice Sheet made headlines worldwide in early 2017.
Underground stockpiles of water — housed in layers of porous rock called aquifers — are one of the world’s most important sources of drinking water.
The Center for Geohazards Studies supports research and training
that improves our understanding and mitigates the consequences of
We offer a cutting-edge curriculum designed to train the next
generation of earth and environmental scientists.
Geology is all around us. Join the department for a
once-in-a-lifetime experience exploring hidden gems of the Western