Geology investigates the origin, history, composition and structure of the Earth, enabling professional geologists to survey earthquakes and volcanoes; find oil, gas and mineral resources; develop land-use plans; monitor rivers, lakes and coastlines; and much more.
and its related sciences with four laboratories, a seismograph and field experiences. A newer track on environmental Earth sciences supports those pursuing futures in the environmental science area.
Oswego's meteorology major has a national reputation in this study of the atmosphere and its physical and chemical characteristics, processes, weather patterns and climate. We offer specialized study in synoptic and dynamic meteorology, mesometeorology, atmospheric and cloud physics, climatology and instruments. An outstanding alumni network, labs and on-campus facilities and field experiences such as our Storm Chasers program make this program particularly strong.