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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Graduate Research

Research is a core component of the geoenvironmental MS degree.  Students must complete either a thesis or a one-semester research project.  The one-semester project also requires an internship.  The main difference between the thesis and the research project is the scope of the project.  Students should consult with their advisor and think about their career goals when selecting the thesis or research project route. 

Additionally, all students must take and pass a practical exam.  The exam is a small research project that the student has one week to complete.  The purpose of the exam is to assess whether the student has met the goals of the program.  More information and examples of theses, research projects, and practical exams can be found following the links below.  The list of examples is not exhaustive.

Theses        

One-Semester Research Projects        

Practical Exams