Earth and Environmental Sciences

 

Sampling stream water at an acid mine drainage site in Virginia
Sampling stream water at an acid mine drainage site in Virginia
Collecting a stream sample
Collecting a stream sample
Dr. Kisila sampling sediment
Dr. Kisila sampling sediment
UMW students coring sediment in the Chesapeake Bay
UMW students coring sediment in the Chesapeake Bay
Geology class in the Blue Ridge
Geology class in the Blue Ridge
Environmental field work in a local stream
Environmental field work in a local stream
Yes, there are rock outcrops in eastern Virginia
Yes, there are rock outcrops in eastern Virginia
Students presenting their research at a professional conference
Students presenting their research at a professional conference
Geology students at a local outcrop
Geology students at a local outcrop
Slide 13
Slide 13
Dr. Kisila and a UMW student planning a sampling program.
Dr. Kisila and a UMW student planning a sampling program.
Department trip to the Florida Everglades
Department trip to the Florida Everglades

Welcome to the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department!  We offer five majors and one minor to allow you maximum flexibility in pursuing your academic and career interests: Environmental Science – Natural Science and Social Science tracks, Geology, Environmental Geology, and our newest major, Interdisciplinary Science Studies, which is designed for students interested in elementary science education.  We also offer a Minor in Environmental Sustainability