Visit Us

The Department of Geological Sciences is housed in Elisha Mitchell Hall on South Columbia Street, and is within walking distance of several visitor parking lots, although construction has…


Basic Facts

Chair:  Drew Coleman Associate Chair: Tamlin Pavelsky Director of Graduate Studies: Donna Surge Director of Undergraduate Studies: Kevin Stewart Location…


Facilities

Carbon-14
Experimental Petrology Lab…


Chair’s Welcome

The study of the earth’s dynamic systems is a field that has seen major advances over the last few decades. Geologists investigate diverse systems that play a large role in controlling…


About Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is a growing and vibrant community of about 55,000, located in the heart of North Carolina. Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh make up the Triangle; Research Triangle Park and…


Social Media

Check out our Facebook page and the new UNC Geological Sciences alumni group…


Mission and Diversity Statements

The Department of Geological Sciences supports the University’s core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout the University community. These…


Support UNC GS

Your Gift to the Department of Geological Sciences Gifts from our alumni and friends allow the Department to grow and prosper. Please consider making a gift to the…