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A group carefully climbing down a rock path with forest trees in the background.

A team of UB geologists and colleagues, led by Jason Briner, PhD, exploring the Mt. Edgecumbe volcanic field, Southeast Alaska, in summer 2021 to study the quaternary glacial and volcanic history of the region. Front to back: Jim Baichtal, U.S. Forest Service Geologist; Caleb Walcott, UB Geology PhD student; Avriel Schweinsberg, UB PhD ’18; Joe Licciardi, Geology Professor at University of New Hampshire; Alia Lesnek, UB PhD ’19; and KK Prussian, U.S. Forest Service Hydrologist. 

Chair's Message

Bea Csatho, standing next to a tree.

Field Camp

Students on a flat rock in a creek.

Alumni Update: Philip Stokes, PhD

A Seldinger needle, used for arterial injections. (Right) Phil’s Twinkie-sized hodgepodge of blood vessels known as arteriovenous malformation (AVM).

A Seldinger needle, used for arterial injections. (Right) Phil’s Twinkie-sized hodgepodge of blood vessels known as arteriovenous malformation (AVM).

It has been challenging to find solace in hardship, but I’d like to share my story...

New Wells at the University at Buffalo

Field Camp Director, Professor Tracy Gregg talks with students around a table as they observe the first half of a 50 foot rock core. All are wearing hard hats and safety vests.

Field Camp Director, Professor Tracy Gregg taking with the students about fracture orientation on the first half of our 50 foot rock core. 

Field Camp Geology students drill three new bedrock wells on campus as part of our capstone Geological Field Methods (“Field Camp”) 

On a hot July afternoon, with silver clouds hanging in the sky and mud underfoot, a group of high school science teachers perched at the edge of Bizer Creek on the UB North Campus.

The Department of Geology congratulates the UB Geology class of 2021!