Objectives and Vision

The Department's mission is to provide academic leadership in the earth sciences; its goals are to:

  • Provide an effective undergraduate and graduate training programmes that prepare students for successful careers in science, education, technology and public service;
  • Deliver innovative, excellent instructions at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Conduct high quality scientific research and effectively communicate results, through publication, to both academic and public audiences;
  • Extend technical assistance to state, public and private organizations.