Geosciences and Meteorology
Art Exhibition reception: "My Hometown: A Celebration of Visual Art by Our Younger Citizens"
A display of student works selected by local jurors. The exhibition will be on display to June 18. Part of SUNY Oswego and Oswego City School District "My Hometown Banner Project." Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. 315-312-2112.
Location: Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall
Friday, May 26, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Planetarium Show: "A Trillion Planets!"
Astronomers now believe the stars of the Milky Way galaxy could have about a trillion planets. Planetarium Director Scott Roby explores other known planetary systems using new 3D models in updated software. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Free, including parking in the Centennial Drive lot (E17) or Washington Boulevard lot (C8). 315-312-2790.
Location: Room 223, Shineman Center
Sunday, May 28, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Wrestling vs. RIT Dual Meet
Location: Max Ziel Gymnasium
Sunday, Nov 12, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
SUNY Oswego's Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences delivers majors in geology, geochemistry, environmental earth sciences and meteorology and a minor in geology. Graduates of this department work in fields such as the environmental and energy industries, and weather forecasting. Our department is also the current home for the New York State Geological Association.
Geology majors investigate the origin, history and composition of the earth while learning the principles of this diverse field. Professional geologists work in the environmental and energy industries, explore and manage natural resources, and geologic research.
A degree in geochemistry involves the study of the chemistry of the earth and water systems, and other planets. This program fuses work in geology and chemistry to address problems related to the environment, natural resources and energy.
Oswego's meteorology program studies the atmosphere, weather patterns and climate. One of only a handful of such programs in the Northeast with a national reputation, this major requires specialized study in topics such as atmospheric structure, dynamics, and physics, synoptic, meso, and micro meteorology, climatology, instrumentation, and air pollution.
Department phone number: (315) 312-3065