Geology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Science

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The Geology Department at SIU consists of 10 faculty members plus research faculty, instructors, post-docs, support staff, and about 90 enthusiastic undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. students. Our faculty and students are active in Illinois, across the U.S., and worldwide, with current projects on 5 continents.

We have expertise in biogeochemistry, coal geology and geochemistry, sedimentary geology and geochemistry, hydrogeology, structural geology, geomorphology, petrology, paleobiology and climatology, and geophysics.