• Algae Bloom in Utah Lake

    Professor Greg Carling has been a great source when trying to find a solution to cleaning the lake of this toxic algae. Learn more by clicking on the news article below.

  • BYU Inspiring Learning Medallion

    A beautiful one-ounce silver medallion, commemorating James E. Talmage and the President's emphasis on experiential learning, has been minted by our department, and is now available for purchase!

  • Environmental Geology Major!

    For more information, check out the academic map or the news article down below.



A Thing of Beauty: Space Sands

Department Overview

The geological sciences consist of a number of disciplines aimed at understanding the earth's origin and development and the natural processes that have operated upon it and within it from the time of the formation of the solar system.