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Department of Geosciences

255 Earth and Space Sciences Building (ESS) 
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100
Phone: 631-632-8200
Fax: 631-632-8240a

For a full list of people, see the Faculty, Staff and Student section.

Department Chairperson:
Prof. Daniel M. Davis
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 255. Phone: 631-632-8200
E-mail: daniel.davis "at"

Director of Graduate Studies:
Prof. Timothy Glotch
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 250. Phone: 631-632-1168|
E-mail: timothy.glotch "at"

Undergraduate Studies Geology Advisor:
Prof. A. Deanne Rogers
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 318. Phone: 631-632-1509
E-mail: "at"

Director of Undergraduate Studies
and Earth and Space Sciences Advisor:
Prof. Hanna Nekvasil

Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 234. Phone: 631-632-8201
E-mail: hanna.nekvasil "at"

Undergraduate and Graduate Earth Science Education Advisor:
Prof. Gilbert Hanson
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 340. Phone: 631-632-8210a
E-mail: gilbert.hanson "at"

Department Administrator: 
Laura Colucci
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 255
. Phone: 631-632-8535
E-mail: laura.colucci "at"

Director of Laboratories & Building Manager:
Owen Evans

Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 255. Phone: 631-632-8061
E-mail: owen.evans "at"

Graduate Program Coordinator:
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 255. Phone: 631-632-8200


Department Administrative Assistant:
Melissa Campo
Earth and Space Sciences Building Room 255. Phone: 631-632-8200

E-mail: melissa.campo "at"  

News & Announcements

Geosciences Seminar

Geosciences Department Newsletter


Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the department has established a Laboratory for the Analysis and Dating of Sediments. 

Stony Brook Geosciences going Far Beyond: Newest Department of Geosciences faculty member Weisen Shen's seismological research takes him to the South Pole.

Richard Reeder named Vice President for Research and Operations Manager

Mars Rover collects exciting evidence from Gale Crater

Congratulations to Scott McLennan who was named Distinguished Professor

Funding Opportunity for MS applicants interested in Instrumentation

Geosciences alum Barbara Cohen named to leadership position for Mars Exploration Rovers 

Q & A with Geosciences Graduate Student Steven Jaret as he prepares for the International FameLab national finals in Washington D.C. 

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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