Department of Earth Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences



Every year, AGI (American Geosciences Institute) organizes Earth Science Week "help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth." (AGI Earth Science Week). This year Earth Science Week is Oct. 14th-Oct. 20th and holds the theme of "Earth as an Inspiration". It is a celebration of the different areas of Earth science and how the Earth inspires us everyday.


Earth as an Inspiration Poster


Check out the newest audioEARTH podcast where hosts Joe and Railey speak with Sally Jewell about how geoscience impacts our daily lives, how young people can get involved with geoscience, and how the Earth inspires us each and every day.


Explore the National Park Service's Geodiversity Atlas!


This Week's Department Seminar Speaker

Seminars take place from 4pm-5pm in B20 Tate Hall unless otherwise noted.


Dr. Masaki Hayashi

University of Calgary, Department of Geoscience


Dr. Masaki Hayashi


Alpine hydrogeology: The critical role of groundwater in sourcing the headwaters of the world


Masaki Hayashi, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary and is the Canada Research Chair in Physical Hydrology. Hayashi received his B.S. and M.S. in Earth sciences from Waseda University and Chiba University, respectively, in Japan, and his Ph.D. in Earth sciences from the University of Waterloo in Canada. His main research interests are in the connections among groundwater, surface water, and atmospheric moisture in various environments ranging from the prairies to the mountains.



Interested in Working with the Department of Earth Sciences?

If you are interested in applying for any positions available here in the Department of Earth Sciences, check out the current positions available for more information.



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