About Us
About Us

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers majors in geology or meteorology-climatology and encompasses an array of disciplines related to the study earth, air, and water.

We offer both undergraduate and graduate students a superb student-teacher ratio, small classes taught by award-winning professors, high-quality advising, compelling social and educational activities, and a collaborative environment that includes supportive, engaged alumni.

We enable unparalleled research experiences. From the Antarctic to the Arctic and all points in-between, our students experience unique cultures while building impressive resumes full of invaluable real-world experience.

They develop versatile skills, such as analytical problem solving, leadership, communication, and organization, and hone specific expertise in everything from climate modeling and weather forecasting to evolution and resource exploration. Students learn to reconstruct Earth’s past, understand its present, and predict its future.

Our graduates enjoy very high employment rates, going on to rewarding, gainful careers in all areas of government, industry, and education.

Explore the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and let curiosity move you.