The department of Earth and Environmental Science offers five majors and one minor to allow students maximum flexibility in pursuing their academic and career interests: Environmental Science – Natural Science and Social Science tracks, Geology, Environmental Geology, and their newest major, Interdisciplinary Science Studies, which is designed for students interested in elementary science education. They also offer a Minor in Environmental Sustainability. To learn more, visit the Earth and Environmental Science webpage.


Submissions from 2022


Central Equatorial Pacific Warming and Freshening in the Twentieth Century: Insights From a Coral Ensemble Approach, Nicholas T. Hitt, Hussein R. Sayani, Alyssa R. Atwood, Pamela R. Grothe, Christopher Maupin, Gemma K. O'Connor, and et. al.

Submissions from 2021


Coral Oxygen Isotopic Records Capture the 2015/2016 El Niño Event in the Central Equatorial Pacific, Gemma K. O'Connor, Kim M. Cobb, Hussein R. Sayani, Alyssa R. Atwood, Pamela R. Grothe, Samantha Stevenson, and et. al.


Preliminary Examination Correlating Earthworm Behavior and Acid Mine Drainage-Contamination in Soils, Melanie Szulczewski, Rina Murasaki, and Tyler Frankel


Increasing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Soil and Agronomic Sciences through K-12 Outreach and Education, Briana M. Wyatt, Melanie Szulczewski, Jennifer M. DeBruyn, Andrea L. Ludwig, and Jingnuo Dong

Submissions from 2020


Enhanced El Niño–Southern Oscillation Variability in Recent Decades, Pamela R. Grothe, Kim M. Cobb, Giovanni Liguori, Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Antonietta Capotondi, Yanbin Lu, Hai Cheng, and et. at.

Submissions from 2016


A Comparison of U/Th and Rapid‐screen 14C Dates from Line Island Fossil Corals, Pamela R. Grothe, Kim M. Cobb, Shari L. Bush, Hai Cheng, Guaciara M. Santos, John R. Southon, R. Lawrence Edwards, and et al.