facilities

   The Department of Geology is housed in the Moody Science Building. The building has been remodeled and updated for geology needs.

The geology facility includes:

  • Petrology Lab
  • Paleo Lab
  • GIS Lab
  • Microscope and Imaging Lab
  • Conference Room
  • Map library
    • includes an extensive digital and paper map collection of topographic, geological and other specialized maps
    • the Mabee Learning Resources Center (LRC) has a growing library that includes electronic access to both GeoRef and GeoScienceWorld for journal articles
  • Rock, mineral, and fossil collection
    • The University specimen collection includes a variety of invertebrate and vertebrate specimens from through-out the United States. Many of the larger specimens and other archival materials are housed at the Llano Estacado Museum. This collection includes material from South Dakota that is under a federal permit.
  • Undergraduate research laboratory
  • Various field equipment