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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

If you are on campus on Saturday, May 18, 2019 for any of the Alumni Weekend events, please stop by Lane Hall between 3:00-4:00pm. Professor/Department Chair Anne Gardulski will be here to meet you, and chat about departmental news. We also would love to reconnect and hear what you are doing!

EOS welcomes Dr. Noel Heim

EOS researchers show that sea level rise could be mitigated by aiming for a more aggressive global temperature target

Learn about summer activities in the Garven Hydrogeology Lab

Prof. Kemp and Boston Research Advisory Group release Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Projections

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

Professor Gardulski receives grant to study Tufts campus structural geology

Professor Ridge to be inducted as Fellow of the Geological Society of America

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For Prospective Students

Fall 2019 Course Catalog

The Fall 2019 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

Geology of the Middlesex Fells:
A research and public outreach project on the geology and geologic history of the Middlesex Fells Reservation north of Boston