The department's large and diverse faculty teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and conduct research on the full range of Earth Sciences topics and many related fields, such as environemtnal science and planetary science.
These individuals focus their efforts primarily on directed research projects. More senior members advise G&G department graduate students.
These individuals are housed in other UH academic departments or research institutes. They are willing and qualified to advise graduate students through the G&G department, effectively broadening the scope of the department's offerings.
These individuals are at institutions other than UH Mānoa, and are both qualified and willing to help advise graduate students in the G&G department.
Our friendly and efficient research and administrative staff work in labs and offices throughout the department and are an integral and important part of the GG family.
Doctoral and masters students work closely with other departmental personnel while pursuing their degrees. Many students also hold either research or teaching assistantships in the department.
Our active and engaged undegraduate student population work closely with other departmental personnel while pursuing their degrees with high facult-to-student ratio of about 3. The students operate a Geology Club to organize social events and fundraising for the annual Spring Break field trip to the Mojave and Death Valley
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 2014 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