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what is geology

ge·ol·o·gy

Geology is the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting upon them. It includes the study of organisms that have inhabited our planet. An important part of geology is the study of how Earth’s materials, structures, processes and organisms have changed over time.

-Geology.com

UML EEAS

The University of Massachusetts Lowell offers a unique program in Environmental Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EEAS). Here, there are three concetrations: Geology, Environmental Studies and Atmospheric Sciences. For more information on these programs of study click here.

This LibGuide focuses on the Geology and Environmental Studies side of this UML department. Some of the required courses include:

Earth and Environmental Systems
Earth Materials
Surface Processes
Earth History
Hydrogeology
GIS
Environmental Geochemistry

You will find both textbooks and web resources used by professors and students for all of these classes and more on this LibGuide. 

 

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Stromatolites in New York State

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Taughannock Falls State Park

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Elements Magazine

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Welcome to the Geology and Environmental Science LibGuide

This research guide serves as an introduction to geology and the environmental sciences. Here you will find useful resources to discover new information on a broad spectrum of geologic disciplines. 

To make navigating easier, use these short descriptions of our site pages:

Books: Some of the most widely used college geology textbooks can be found here, along with various eBooks and databases to search for eBooks.

Online Databases and Journals: From JStor to ScienceDirect, here you will find databases to search for peer-reviewed journals and articles. You will also have access to information on how to find and interprate scholarly papers. 
Professional Agencies and Societies: Geological Society of America, Association for Women Geoscientists and American Geosciences Institute are just a few of the many links to professional agencies and societies you will access here.
Web Resources: There is a plethora of web resources in a diverse range of geology and environmentally related topics - from structural geology, to policy and stratigraphy. Here you will find useful web links to geology quizzes, news and web tools, along with web resources in specific course subjects and areas of difficulty for students. 
Student Job Resources: Get tips and tricks for building a resume geared towards the sciences, while scanning through both job and internship resources.
Field Trip Guides: Search through various Field Trip guides including local areas of New England, as well as the US as a whole.

Quick Links

The journal Geology publishes timely, innovative, and provocative articles relevant to its international audience, representing research from all fields of the geosciences. Here are the five most recent articles; click a title to read the full story. 

Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Science

The University of Massachusetts Lowell offers a unique program inEnvironmental Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EEAS). Here, there are three concetrations: Geology, Environmental Studies and Atmospheric Sciences. For more information on these programs of study click here.

This LibGuide focuses on the Geology and Environmental Studies side of this UML department. Some of the required courses include:

Earth and Environmental Systems
Earth Materials
► Surface Processes

► Earth History

► Hydrogeology
► GIS
► Environmental Geochemistry

You will find both textbooks and web resources used by professors and students for all of these classes and more on this LibGuide. 

Components of Sediments