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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

The Department of Geology is now the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

3/3/14 - Prof. McCanta receives 3-year NSF funding to study volcanic deposits of the Lesser Antilles

2/3/14 - Prof. Garven completes exploratory drilling of the President's Lawn for the EOS 133 class

12/16/13 - Research in deep fluid migration presented by Prof. Garven and colleagues

08/20/2013 - Prof. Molly McCanta's research supports geological interpretations of planetary surfaces

08/19/2013 - Dr. Andrew Kemp's latest sea-level publication garners national attention

For Prospective Students

Spring 2015 Course Catalog

The Spring 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