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College of Arts & Sciences
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment


Volcanology - Geochemistry - Petrology

Volcanic and related magmatic and hydrothermal processes are active areas of research in the Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences. Our work in these areas spans the physical, chemical and biological realms, and is supported by state-of- the-art research facilities. Our faculty direct field and laboratory based investigations of volcanic and related processes around the world, including Alaska, Hawaii, Ecuador,Japan, Kamchatka, the East Pacific Rise, and the Azores Islands.

Volcanology, Geochemistry & Petrology Faculty