Geology in the News

8/31/18
In the morning, under a big Arctic sky, in a wild part of the world with no paved roads or electric lines, UB geologist Elizabeth Thomas would board a small pontoon and motor out onto a lake. Beside her, on a typical day, would be a team of three UB students: undergraduate Kayla Hollister, master’s student Megan Corcoran and PhD candidate Allison Cluett.
8/30/18
As the Sept. 15 launch date for NASA’s new ice-monitoring satellite approaches, UB scientists are among many worldwide who are counting down the days.

Center for Geohazards Studies

Volcano ash cloud eruption against sunset

The Center for Geohazards Studies supports research and training that improves our understanding and mitigates the consequences of natural hazards. 

Future Students

Faculty member and student with equipment.

We offer a cutting-edge curriculum designed to train the next generation of earth and environmental scientists. 

GEOLOGY FIELD CAMP

Students at Field Camp

Geology is all around us. Join the department for a once-in-a-lifetime experience exploring hidden gems of the Western U.S.