Join us in more deeply understanding the processes that shape our planet and in addressing societal challenges of today and tomorrow – such as energy supply, climate change, and environmental sustainability.  We merge undergraduate and graduate student education with cutting-edge research, resulting in an active, welcoming, engaging, and stimulating School culture.  Welcome!

Prospective students, please contact with any questions:
Undergraduate students: Dr. Alice Kelley
Graduate students: Dr. Christopher Gerbi

See our Photo Gallery of recent trips!

Image above: camp in the Mongolian Altai (Peter Strand)

In memory of Gordon Hamilton

Gordon HamiltonGordon Hamilton, a valuable member of the local, UMaine, and scientific communities, passed away October 22 in a snowmobile accident in Antarctica.  The School of Earth and Climate Sciences mourns his loss and sends deep condolences to his family.  

Press releases with more details have been issued by UMaine and the National Science Foundation.  No date for services has been set.