University of Memphis

College of Arts and Sciences

Geological Sciences

Address:

Elma Neal Roane Fieldhouse

Memphis, TN 38152

United States

Phone:

1-901-678-2175

Fax:

1-901-678-3003

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Geological Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Geological Sciences offers broad-based training in geology and geophysics. Special areas of research emphasis include: seismological and neotectonic studies of the New Madrid Seismic zone (with the Center for Earthquake Research and Information), geochemical and hydrogeological studies of the Memphis aquifer system (with the Ground Water Institute), stratigraphic and geochemical studies of carbonate strata, ancient lake deposits, and boron deposits.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999