Stanford University
Death Valley

Geological Sciences

Becoming the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences in 2023


Geological Sciences focuses on the history and structure of the Earth and other planets, the physics and chemistry of planetary materials, the processes that cycle those materials on a global scale, and the interaction of human activities with geological processes and resources.

Research Areas

Learn more about the multidisciplinary research we conduct in Geological Sciences.

Planetary Science

Learn more about Planetary Science at Stanford Earth

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Shared Analytical Facilities and Research Resources

More about our school funded and supported research and lab facilities.

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Computing Resources

Our students have access to a wide range of advanced computing facilities.

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