Mission Statement

Revised by Geosciences faculty 4/19/2013

The Department of Geosciences will provide students with a high quality scientific education and expose them to professional practices and research centered on Earth Systems Science, Human-Environmental Interactions, and Geospatial Information Sciences. The Department aims for excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and strives to service the university, local, regional, and global communities through its research, degree programs, certificates, course offerings, professional training, mentoring, outreach, and creativity.

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