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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

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

1/15/2015 - EOS winter break field trip to Death Valley a success

11/16/2014 - Tufts alum interviewed on CBS "60 Minutes" regarding research on water resources

11/13/2014 - The work of Professor Andrew Kemp and EOS students highlighted in Boston Globe

10/21/2014 - Professor Jack Ridge Receives Two Major Awards

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For Prospective Students

Fall 2015 Course Catalog

The Fall 2015 EOS course catalog is available for download.


North American Glacial Varve Project: A research and education site promoting the study of glacial varves in North America