Department of Geology and Geography
The Department of Geology and Geography offers a balance of teaching, research, and service to the region served by the University, and beyond. Areas of focus among geology faculty include igneous and metamorphic petrology, paleontology, sedimentology, structural geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, coastal geology, environmental geology, and natural history of the Coastal Plain. Geography faculty interests include geomorphology, geospatial analysis, economic geography, health geography, cultural geography, urban geography, coastal wetlands, ecohydrology, hazards, and biogeography. Both programs emphasize the application of Geographic Information Science.