Department of Geosciences

 . . . Learn out here

It's easy to see natural processes in action and our degree programs take full advantage of Pocatello's
location in the northern Rockies.

We offer affordable tuition, access to the latest geotechnologies, and a strong record of student placement in government, industry and education. We are a community of professors, support and research staff, and students with a mission to train students for professional postions or for further study. This includes thinking critically and communicating effectively. Our courses include hands-on experience with field exercises, laboratory experience, and internships. We also offer a nationally recognized summer field camp based at Lost River Field Station, north of Mackay, Idaho.

. . . In The News

ISU's Sarah Godsey receives prestigious NSF Award, that includes $500,000 for study

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Sarah Godsey has received one of the “most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty” awarded by the National Science Foundation. Her award includes more than $500,000 to study streams and stream channels for five years.            Read more News and Notes 2-16-2017 ...

ISU researchers help preserve rich history of Grand Teton NP guides

POCATELLO – Following World War II the U.S. government had a plethora of surplus items leftover, including big “pontoon” rafts, some that were shipped to Grand Teton National Park. During the war, these rafts were tied together and tracks were laid across them so military vehicles could use these “pontoon bridges” to cross waterways.         Read more News and Notes 2-9-2017 ...


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