University of California - Davis

Letters and Science

Geology

Address:

UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States

Phone:

1-530-754-8858

Fax:

1-530-752-2444

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PH.D.-Geology, M.S.-Geology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The geology program emphasizes crust and mantle evolution, paleobiology, and environmental and resource geology. Included are specialized studies in geophysics, geochemistry, high pressure experimental petrology and rock deformation, tectonics, structural geology, igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary petrology, surficial processes, stratigraphy, paleoecology, phylogeny reconstruction, functional morphology and evolution. The campus is well located to provide access to field areas exhibiting diverse geologic and tectonic phenomena, to the Bodega Marine Laboratory, and other UC research stations.

Accreditation:

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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