Highlights & Reminders

Summer Field Courses - Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime: Field Studies in Northern Chile, Summer 2014! Contact Dr. Marr or Dr. Jantz for more information.

Photo Contest:  Download and view a PDF of the 2013 entries.

VOTE HERE.

2013 Salzmann Research Award:  Apply by Nov. 15.

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Contact

Geography & Earth Science Department
104 Shearer Hall
1871 Old Main Dr.
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Phone: 717-477-1685
Fax: 717-477-4029
Email: geog@ship.edu

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Alumni

Please take a moment to fill out our Alumni Survey!

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Resources and Equipment

The Department of Geography & Earth Science is located in Shearer Hall and has a collection of equipment and resources for use in class and student research.  On the second floor, the department maintains a soils laboratory and a water lab for analysis of water samples.  On the ground floor, there are two computer laboratories - the GIS Laboratory and the Ford Laboratory.  These computer laboratories are equipped with current software packages for remote sensing and geographic analyses using ERDAS Imagine and ARC GIS software.  In addition to these resources the department has a large supply of field equipment that includes electronic total stations, soil/sediment samplers, water quality analyzers, stream gauging equipment, various geophysical tools including ground penetrating radar, electrical resistivity, and electrical magnetics equipment.