Earth Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Earth Sciences!



Dr. Luke Beranek and former MSc student Alex Hutter were awarded the Medal of Merit from the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists for the best paper related Canadian Petroleum Geology for 2021.


Memorial University has one of the largest and most diverse Earth Science departments in Canada. With 21 faculty members, 10 staff members, and leading-edge teaching and research facilities, the department is able to offer high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Graduates of Memorial's Earth Sciences department have gone on to careers in academia, government, and the private sector.