The Geoscience concentration falls within the geosphere cohort of ESS tracks with a focus on tectonics, paleontology, and petrology of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks. Methods and applications include reconstruction of past climates, ecosystems, and plate configurations, dating of geologic specimens, and locating economically valuable mineral deposits.

Before applying for admission into ESS Geoscience, students should review the materials with the Department of Geosciences.

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