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If you want to learn about the Earth, its natural resources, and how to make Earth a better place for people, then our degree programs may be a great fit for you!

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Geological Engineers Geologists and Geophysicists Petroleum Engineers

work in the areas of environmental protection, geo-technical engineering and geo-technics, geological hazards, GIS, and energy and minerals. The 21st century will be a time of conflict between the use of earth resources and the need for environmental protection. Geological engineers will be uniquely positioned to address the problems associated with this conflict.

are in high demand in the U.S. and the rest of the world. Some of their responsibilities include understanding the formation, structure, and evolution of the earth and other planets, exploring for oil, gas, minerals, and other natural resources, predicting natural hazards, and protecting the environment.

work in the areas of well drilling and completion, oil & gas evaluation and production, reservoir evaluation and future production prediction. Modern experimental and computational tools are utilized to study the technology of well logging, testing, and stimulation, reservoir characterization, secondary and enhanced recovery processes as well as geology.

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DESERT EXPLORER

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GOING THE DISTANCE

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MINING ON THE MOON

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D-DAY RE-EXAMINED

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SPELUNKING FOR A CAUSE

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SLIMY STUFF

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CRAFT-Y MAGAZINE EDITOR

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A PHILOSOPHY OF ADVOCACY

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PHYTOFORENSICS

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ROCKET SCIENTIST

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'DOWN-TO-EARTH' SCHOLAR

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MINERS ABROAD

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