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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department has five major curricular areas: geology, astronomy, meteorology, environmental science, and earth science education. Degrees are available in Environmental Science, Earth Science, and Earth Science Teaching. Students have the opportunity to conduct independent research in geology, astronomy, meteorology, environmental science, and earth science education, utilizing the state-of-the-art facilities located in the department.

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Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Rocky Mountains Field Course Presentation

Join UNI Earth and Environmental Science students as they relive their adventures in the northern Rocky Mountains. We explored ten state and/or national parks, include Glacier/Waterton on the...

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Monday, Jul 3, 2017

UNI Eclipse Party - August 21st

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Safely view the partial solar eclipse, from UNI.  Weather permitting, telescope and safe...

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal named recipient of the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, was named one of the recipients of the Regent's Award for Faculty Excellence for 2016.  This award...