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Geology is the study of the planet Earth and the processes that shape it through time. Geologists work and study in the lab and in the field - the natural world is their classroom. Exciting and relevant areas of research and study in the field of geology include, but are not limited to:

  • Plate Tectonics
  • Global Climate Change Remote Sensing
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Energy Resources
  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • Paleobiology
  • Geochemistry
  • Glacial Geology and Geomorphology
  • Hydrogeology

We invite you to explore our academic programs, faculty and student research and other opportunities to learn more about the study of geology at the University of Dayton.

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Research Funding

Ryan McEwan’s National Science Foundation funding took student researchers to an arctic larch forest in remote Siberia.

Science Funding Tops $3M

The National Science Foundation has awarded eight grants totaling more than $2.3 million to University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences faculty during the last 12 months - supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics research for the common good. Combined with two previous, active grants, the College’s current NSF funding total exceeds $3 million.

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Researching Landslides

Dr. Umesh Haritashya, Department of Geology.

NASA Funds Landslides Research

Earthquakes in high mountain regions like the one that struck Nepal in 2015 can trigger large landslides that bury villages, flood rivers and block important international roads, resulting in catastrophic human and economic losses.

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STEM Research Funding

Catalyzing STEM Research

The University of Dayton's new STEM Catalyst grant program is funding eight faculty and student research projects this summer that aspire to help address societal and public health issues - supporting the institution's goal to become "The University for the Common Good."

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Department of Geology

Science Center 179 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2364

937-229-3432