Redefining the Classroom


The Geology Department is located in Crawford Hall. Departmental classrooms and labs are located on the second floor at the east end of the building. The Kemp Mineral Resources Museum is located on the first floor.

Geology Professor Paul Kelso (left) investigates a recent geological sample with student Russell White

Field Equipment

  • Brunton Compasses
  • GPS Units

Research Equipment

  • Thin Section Equipment
    • 18" diameter Diamond Pacific Slab Saw
    • Trim Saws
    • Lap/Polishing Wheels
    • Ward's Thin Section Cutoff and Grinder Saws
    • 8 Nikon Petrographic Student Microscopes
  • Conodont Research Equipment
    • Three Binocular Scope
    • Frantz Magnetic Separator
    • Heavy Liquid Separatory Funnels
  • Paleomagnetic Research Equipment
    • Coring Drill
    • Thermal Demagnetization Unit
    • Spinner Demagnetization Unit
  • Meteorological Research Equipment
    • Weather Station
  • Other Lapidary Equipment
    • Rock Tumblers
    • Various Polishing Wheels