Stanford University
Death Valley

Geological Sciences

The study of our planet from its deep interior to the surface, and through its 4.6 billion years of history.


Geological Sciences focuses on the history and structure of the Earth, the physics and chemistry of Earth 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.

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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