The Department of Geoscience is well-equipped for undergraduate instruction and research in a broad range of geologic disciplines.
Our field equipment includes:
We have Snowmeteric probes and kits for avalanche and snow science research. And, we have an Emriver Stream table to model river flow and surface morphology.
We also work closely with the Four Corners Water Resource Center. For more information, visit the Water Center website.
We maintain a collection of machines designed to prepare collected samples for analysis. This lab includes:
Additionally, we have the ability to fuse glass beads in our Katanax Autofluxer Kl Prime or create briquettes in our Angstrom 4451AE Press.
We also house several analytical instruments including:
Students receive a site license for Esri ArcGIS to learn on this industry-standard GIS software.
In addition to offering a GIS Certificate, we support research and internships focused on GIS.
Our software and equipment includes:
In addition to hundreds of GIS-equipped lab computers across campus, we have three High Performance HP processing computers with Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40 GHz and 32 GB of RAM. You also have access to Windows computer labs running ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) software, along with HP color printers and large-format plotters.