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The Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences seeks to educate our students for a lifetime of intellectual pursuits and to contribute to the knowledge of Earth and its history and processes.

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Tufts University
School of Arts and Sciences
Dept. of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Lane Hall
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3494
Fax: 617.627.3584

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Departmental News

6/1/2016 - Prof. Kemp and Boston Research Advisory Group release Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Projections

2/23/2016 - Study by Prof. Kemp and colleagues shows global sea level rising faster than at any time in the past 2800 years

9/2/2015 - Professor Gardulski receives grant to study Tufts campus structural geology

9/2/2015 - Professor Ridge to be inducted as Fellow of the Geological Society of America

7/1/2015 - Professor Garven and collaborators find helium leaking from the mantle at ancient subduction zone

7/1/2015 - Professors Ridge and Kemp seek to understand sea level change in Boston harbor tidal marshes

2/11/2015 - Prof. Andrew Kemp's research highlighted in President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address

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For Prospective Students

Fall 2016 Course Catalog

The Fall 2016 EOS course catalog is available for download.


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