USF students examining tower karst in Cuba
About the Department
Welcome to the Department of Geology at the University of South Florida. Our mission
is to provide our students with an outstanding education in Geology that will prepare
them to work as professionals and to address major questions about our environment
and natural resources. Our faculty lead the academic community in exploration of
a wide range of global earth science questions and challenges. Our graduate students
participate in this research, pursuing projects all over the world in a variety
of disciplines, including hydrogeology, paleo-environmental science, karst studies,
geochemistry, coastal studies, geophysics, volcanology, and tectonics. We offer
B.A., B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Geology.
USF Geology Field Trips
What undergraduate USF geology students are blogging about ....
Chase Swan says, "This was by far one of the more enjoyable field experiences ...."
Read about his Journey to the Florida Keys.
New Field School Scholarship Fund
Where Are They Now?
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Sophie Pearson is now a Geothermal Geophysicist at GNS Science in New Zealand.