Giving to the Department of Geosciences 

The Department of Geosciences takes great pride in the “sense of family” that we have maintained ever since our beginnings in 1965.  Your contribution to the Department enriches the experience for current and future students, faculty, and staff, and helps to maintain the atmosphere that you enjoyed.  Contributions have been used toward special student scholarships and awards, classroom multimedia upgrades, field trips for courses, and other Departmental activities. If you have supported us in the past, we are most grateful, and hope that you will continue to do so. If you are interested in making a gift to the department, there are several funds to select from. You can give directly online through Stony Brook Foundation's "GIVE NOW" link located at OR by sending a check directly to us at:

Department of Geosciences, Chairperson

Stony Brook University

255 ESS Building

Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100


Checks should be made payable to Stony Brook Foundation, Fund # (insert number as indicated below): 

· Geosciences Department Fund for Excellence (# 250500)

· Department of Geosciences Undergraduate Fund (# 299660)

· David E. King Field Work Award (#236421)

· Center for Advancement of Earth and Space Science Education (#264920)

· Oliver Schaeffer Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund (#236537)

· Mineral Physics Student Fund in Geosciences (#229280)


Even if you are unable to support us now, we would still like to hear from you: Daniel.Davis "at" 

News & Announcements 

The Geosciences Colloquium on Friday, 11/20/15 at 12:00 noon has been canceled.

Geosciences Seminars

Geosciences Department Newsletter


Geosciences Graduate Students bring hands-on Science education to area elementary schools

Melissa Sims chosen to introduce Secretary of Energy at NSLS-II Dedication

Celebrating Robert Cooper Liebermann

Professor Joel Hurowitz named Deputy PI for Mars 2020 Rover Instrument

PhD Student Yuyan (Sara) Zhao selected for Prestigious Dwornik Award

Professor Timothy Glotch to lead NASA funded research team

Professor Martin Schoonen named Chairman of the Environmental Sciences Department at BNL

Professors John Parise and Artem Oganov pursue Materials Genome Initiative

Professor Deanne Rogers finds evidence for past groundwater on Mars

Professor Robert Liebermann accepts Edward A. Flinn Award

Professor Scott McLennan selected for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Team

Professor Timothy Glotch receives NSF Career Award

Geosciences PhD Francis McCubbin receives Presidential Early Career Award

Professor Scott McLennan on NASA team that finds new evidence for water at Mars crater

Geoscience Researchers Develop Numerical Model to Better Forecast Forces Behind Earthquakes 

Geoscience Professor Don Weidner selected to receive Inge Lehman Medal

Geoscience researchers find that natural minerals disinfect drinking water

Professor Dan Davis publishes 4th edition of "Turn Left at Orion"

Stony Brook PhD and Faculty Advisor Show that the Moon Isn't as Dry as Previously Thought

The Department welcomes its new faculty member, Deanne Rogers

Jerome Varriale, Geosciences major, Named URECA Researcher of the Month  


Department of Geosciences - Earth and Space Science Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100  Phone: (631) 632-8200
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