Earth & Environmental Sciences

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (E&ES) at Wesleyan University covers many aspects of the natural world, on Earth and on other planets.  Our investigations range from active volcanoes to climate change and eco-conservation to the fate of water on Mars and the Moon.  Our students perform cutting edge research in our own backyard and around the world.  Our graduates enter jobs in Earth and environmental industries, the non-profit sector and academia. 

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November 30, via Zoom: Alejandra C. Geiger-Ortiz, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Colby College: "Atoll Survival? Investigating the processes driving atoll island evolution through remote sensing and modeling".

E&ES Jobs

... are important

... pay well

... are in high demand

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