University of Northern Iowa - Department of Earth Science

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The Earth Science Department has five major curricular areas: geology, astronomy, meteorology, environmental science, and earth science education. Students with an interest in geology have numerous opportunities to conduct field investigations as well as laboratory based research in the department's well equipped facilities. Astronomy students use two on-campus observatories, as well as have access to numerous on-line data bases, including those at NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute. Meteorology students have access to the latest computer forecasting models and weather data from around the world. There are also laboratory and field equipment for student to conduct research in air and water quality.  The department offers B. A. degrees in Environmental Science, Earth Science, as well as a B. A. Earth Science Teaching degree. 

Source: Department Website July 2015

Additional Info

  • Department Name: Department of Earth Science
  • Disciplines and Research Areas: Climatology and Meteorology, Geology
  • Degrees: BA, BS
  • State: Iowa
  • City: Cedar Falls
  • Phone: (319) 273-2759