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Geological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022
phone: (208) 885-6192

Graduate research in geology


The Department of Geological Sciences has research strengths in several areas, including the following:

  • Structural Geology & Geomechanics
  • Volcanology & Igneous Petrology
  • Hydrogeologic Modeling & Site Characterization
  • Planetary Geology
  • Stratigraphy, Paleogeography & Paleoclimatology
  • Optical Mineralogy, Mineral Dusts and Human Health
  • Environmental Geophysics
  • High-Temperature Geochemistry
  • Geomorphology

Our externally-funded research programs involve collaborations with local and international researchers, and provide graduate students with the opportunity to address research problems around the world as well as on other planets.