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Geology is probably the least glamorous and appreciated of the five basic sciences, which is a shame because rocks are really cool, and learning where they came from is endlessly fascinating.
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Guide to Geology and Earth Sciences

Mount St. Helens (by USGS)Geology is the scientific study of the Earth - its rocks, its mineral and water resources, its past and present. Geology includes earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. It includes dinosaur bones and other fossils within the field of paleontology. It includes the theory of plate tectonics: the rise and fall of mountains, the openings and closings of seas, and the movement of continents down through the ages since the Earth was formed.

Learn more about all aspects of geology in the articles below - what we've learned about the Earth, how we study it, why it's important, and the main career fields that use it such as oil exploration.

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PhD Programs Online in Environmental Engineering: A Student's Guide

This article will discuss PhD programs online in environmental engineering, as well as what is involved and the career outlook. Read on for information you should not miss!...

What is a Hydrologist and How to Become One

Will discuss what a hydrologist is and how to become one....

Exploring Career Options in Astronomy

Although astronomy is the oldest science, in many respects it is also the newest science, because each year brings new discoveries and new insights into our perspective of the universe...

Reasons Geology is Important in Life and to Civilization

The field of geology involves the study of earth materials and processes. Discover the importance of studying geology and why is geology important In life and to civilization....

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Careers in Paleontology

Paleontology is more than just a career; it’s a realization of a childhood dream to unravel the mystery of pre-historic creatures and their evolutions. Careers in paleontology...

Real Life CSI- Colleges for Crime Scene Investigation

If you’re looking to become a real life CSI there are literally hundreds of colleges that offer degrees to get you started. Crime scene investigation colleges that cater to your...