The World Needs Geoscientists

From the energy transition and climate change to natural disasters and drought, geoscientists are at the forefront of solving society's critical issues.

Join a Unique Geosciences Community


The Jackson School of Geosciences combines three world-class integrated units to offer a depth and breadth of educational and research opportunities found at no other institution. All three have a global reputation and some of the world's best experts in their scientific disciplines. The combination makes the Jackson School a truly unique place to pursue an education and conduct research. Click on the links below to explore the amazing research being conducted at each unit.

Department of Geological Sciences

Department of
Geological Sciences

Bureau of Economic Geology

Bureau of
Economic Geology

Institute for Geophysics

Institute for
Geophysics

Making a Global Impact


Research at the Jackson School of Geosciences spans the planet. From mountain tops to ocean trenches, from Texas to Antarctica, Jackson School scientists are looking for answers to some of the most difficult and important questions facing our world. This map contains just a few highlights of that research. For more, see Jackson School News.

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