RESEARCH IN THE DEPARTMENT

LAB RESEARCHERS
Coastal Geology Shelley Whitmeyer
Engineering Geology Admassu
Geochemistry Baedke, Johnson
Geomorphology Eaton
Geophysics Brown
Geoscience Education Pyle, St. John
Meteorology Ulanski
Mineralogy Lance Kearns, Cindy Kearns
Paleoclimatology & Paleoceanography St. John
Paleontology Fichter, Leslie
Sedimentary Petrography Haynes
Soils Sherwood
Structure

Steve Whitmeyer

 

Information for Student Researchers

All BA (Earth Science) and BS (Geology) students are required to complete a research project as part of their degree. Currently, final requirements vary by professor, so you should talk with potential research advisors about exactly what is expected.

Here are some useful links:
Frequently Asked Questions
Honors Research Project Information

Coming Soon:
Research Proposal Information
Guidelines for Research Presentations
Guidelines for Written Reports

For now, see: http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/Fichter/studresrch/studresrch.html

Student Research Symposiums

Each year, the Department hosts a Student Research Symposium at which students give presentations summarizing the research projects they have completed. Choose a year to view a pdf summary of undergraduate research in the Department of Geology & Environmental Science...