Highlights & Reminders

The faculty in Geography-Earth Science wish all of you a productive and safe fall!  For those of you working at your internships, keep up the hard work. Make us proud!  When you get a chance, share some photos with the department Facebook page and let us know what you are up to. Click here https://www.facebook.com


2015 Department Photo Contest: 

Don't forget, each fall we will run our student-faculty-alumni photo contest!  So get some great shots this summer.  Be thinking about all those awesome Geo/ESS themes!

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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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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.