Department of Earth Sciences

Welcome to Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences offers comprehensive degree programs leading to:

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Art

Master of Science

  • Integrated Scientific Applications with specializations in Weather Intelligence and Risk Management, Climate Science Applications, Geoinformatics, and Environmental Systems Management.

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Why Millersville's Meteorology Program?

We give our students responsibilities that lead to an education that opens doors.

Why Study Oceanography at Millersville?

Our Ocean Sciences program is among the Top 10 Values in Oceanography.

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Department News

geo2.jpgGeology Field Trip to New York

This spring, students from Dr. Talor Walsh’s Field Geology and Dr. Lynn Marquez’s Petrology classes traveled to New York for a weekend of studying different varieties of rocks. Students traveled to twelve different stops throughout the weekend, identifying rocks, their structures, and their origins, as well as mapping several of the outcrops. Students had a great time despite the cold temperatures!

Educational Deployment of Wyoming King Air at MU

Millersville University Meteorology (R. Clark, T. Sikora, and B. Billings) will lead a partnership with three other universities (Penn State, Rutgers, and University of Baltimore-Baltimore County) for a two week educational deployment of the University of Wyoming King Air aircraft (UWKA) in early November 2017 that will serve as the stimulus for 175 undergraduate and graduate students to be immersed in the study of the atmosphere from an airborne platform.

Students Study Eclipse at Millersville, Tennessee!

Twelve Millersville meteorology students, a university photographer Thomas Bacho, and Dr. Richard Clark (Earth sciences; meteorology), trailer and equipment in tow, drove 14 hours to a site north of Nashville, Tennessee, coincidentally ending up a few miles from our namesake Tennessee sister city, to view the 21 August 2017 total solar eclipse.

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