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Welcome to the homepage of the Department of Geology and Geophysics in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The department is located on the University of Hawai‘i’s largest campus (about 20,000 students), overlooking Waikiki and downtown Honolulu.
More than 60 Faculty, Graduate, Cooperating and Affiliate Faculty, teach and advise students in the Geoscience, Environmental and Planetary fields of study. The collective research expertise and programs of these faculty provide a broad diversity of potential projects and employment opportunities for students.
A career in the geosciences is a great way to work on interesting and socially relevant issues while interacting with the environment. Jobs are waiting for our graduates! See the AGI website for more information about geoscience careers.
Browse our Courses in the UH Mānoa catalog.
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Two brand new Geology BA degree pathways: "Environmental Earth Science" and "Earth Science Education". see the BA page.
New Professional Masters Degree in Geoscience (MGeo). First enrollment Fall 2014.
New - GG 2015 Alumni Newsletter (PDF).
SOEST harassment infosheet
Seminars: TGIF Schedule Fall 2015 TBA
+ Courses Syllabi
+ 5 Yr Draft Department Course Schedule By Class
Apply for Bullard Fellowship
Applications Due Feb. 15, 2015
More news and announcements are in the SOEST Bulletin.
Early History of the Department of Geology and Geophysics By Ralph Moberly, Emeritus Faculty