Has reading The Sixth Extinction left you wanting to know more about mass extinctions, climate change, sustainability, plate tectonics, or human impact on the environment? The Geosciences Department offers classes that expand on many of the subjects touched upon in Kolbert’s book. Browse below for classes to take this year or in future years.
WILLIAMS GEOSCIENCES BICENTENNIAL AND A FAREWELL TO CLARK HALL In 1817 Prof Amos Eaton (Williams Class of 1799, who later founded RPI) began the teaching of Geology at Williams, only the fifth college in the U.S. to do so. One year from now, as Reunion Weekend 2017 closes, the Geosciences department will commemorate the BICENTENNIAL of
We are very proud and pleased to announce that Dr. José Constantine will join our department next year! Dr. Constantine is a geologist with expertise in fluvial geomorphology, process sedimentology, and the impacts of climate on the evolution of upland environments. He received his B.S. in Geology from the College of William & Mary in
Are you interested in getting more involved in the Geos Department? Perhaps assisting in a research project or writing a senior thesis? Maybe doing some field work or even taking a field course? Geos faculty have put together this pdf describing current and upcoming opportunities for all of these and more. Please check it out! 2016 Geos Opportunities