Issuu on Google+

GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

W

Field Studies Our curriculum focuses

e prepare students to understand and

intensely on field studies. Hands-on training and

safely manage the Earth and its resources

experience are critical to your success. We teach two required

for the future. Along the way, we strive to

field courses in the summer but also provide plenty of opportunities for students to see classic and novel field sites here on the Keweenaw Peninsula and beyond.

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Recent field trips included Alaska, Utah, Nicaragua,

Beautiful Outdoor Facilities We are located in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Hundreds of miles of rocky coastline surround the peninsula and nearby Isle Royale National

foster an environment in which you can

Park, offering a unique geology and

learn to think, conduct research, apply

Midwest. An international focal

knowledge, and achieve success in a diverse

area is ideal for a wide variety of

and changing global economy. Join us and

The peninsula was also the center

discover your potential.

Mexico, Newfoundland, Florida,

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

rugged topography unusual to the point for mineral collectors, this geologic studies. of a billion-dollar native copper ore district. The development of

Guatemala, Canada, and

that mining district eventually led

Montana.

to the creation of the Michigan Mining School more than 100 years ago. Our department is the direct descendent of that original school.

Excellent Indoor Facilities

GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

Our department features worldclass computer and analytical laboratory equipment. Labs and research areas:

Michigan Technological University Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences 630 Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton MI, 49931-1295 T: 906-487-2531 F: 906-487-3371 E: geo@mtu.edu

www.geo.mtu.edu

■ Remote Sensing and Volcanology ■ Subsurface Remediation and Visualization

■ Seismic Petrophysics ■ Environmental Magnetism ■ Rock Mechanics ■ Environmental Geochemistry ■ X-Ray Diffraction ■ Subsurface Visualization Lab ■ Remote Sensing Institute ■ Michigan Tech Research Vessel— R/V Agassiz

■ Michigan Tech Volcano Observatory

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equalopportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural and physical sciences; and technology.

www.geo.mtu.edu


ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES

CAREER OPTIONS

With few exceptions, you will spend part of your working time outdoors enjoying nature—and, if desired,

Make The World Your Career

Join an Enterprise team and get the extra edge on your education. Solve real-world

Do you like the outdoors and

APPLIED GEOPHYSICS

working with state-of-the-art

Geophysics is the study of

Upon graduation, you could

technology? If so, check out

Earth through the use of

work for oil companies such

these options.

physics. Applied geophysics

traveling the world.

is the application of such

as Shell Exploration and

engineering, design, and communication problems. Develop marketing, business, and leadership skills. Teams are made up of

Development, BP, Marathon,

GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

studies to the betterment of

students from every major,

or Jordan Exploration; gas

Geological engineers apply

mankind and the environment.

and operate like companies

companies such as Nicor

engineering to human

It includes understanding of

in the private sector. You

problems that relate to the

past climates and continental

can join an Enterprise team

earth’s atmosphere, surface,

positions, the identification of

starting in your second

and interior. The field offers

oil and gas reserves or water

year at Michigan Tech. Our

many specialty areas, including

supplies, and the evaluation

exploration for energy and

and mitigation of natural

department houses the Aqua

mineral resources, hydrogeology

hazards.

and groundwater engineering,

As a geophysicist, you will

more than twenty-eight

perform many of the same

across campus.

Gas, SEMCO, or DTE Energy; petroleum service companies such as Schlumberger, BakerHughes, or Halliburton; mining companies such as Newmont, Freeport-McMoRan, or Rio Tinto; environmental and engineering consulting firms such as Arcadis, URS, Ciorba Group, Golder Associates—or any number

and hazard investigation and planning.

duties as a geologist but be

As a geological engineer, you

more involved in gathering

could locate new sites and

subsurface data for laboratory

design facilities for nuclear

interpretation.

of smaller firms.

waste disposal; develop and

Graduates also work for

restore groundwater resources;

EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

The earth science education

dams, highways, and property

degree gives you the flexibility

development; and minimize

to pursue a teaching career,

the danger from landslides,

continue your studies in

volcanoes and earthquakes.

graduate school, or seek

government agencies, including the US Geological Survey and state and local municipalities. Many enter graduate school for greater specialization.

employment as a professional GEOLOGY

geologist.

Geology is the study of the

www.geo.mtu.edu

earth, earth materials, and earth

MINORS INCLUDE

systems. It is a physical and

Applied Geophysics

natural science. Geologists are

Geological Engineering

involved in the development of

Earth Sciences

natural resources, protection

Mining

of the environment, remote

Remote Sensing

sensing and land use planning,

Enterprise

and natural and human-induced hazard investigation. As a geologist, you could explore and extract minerals, search for energy resources, dispose of nuclear and chemical waste, choose the best sites for structures, and study volcanoes and earthquakes.

Terra Tech Enterprise team, but you can choose from

www.geo.mtu.edu


ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES

CAREER OPTIONS

With few exceptions, you will spend part of your working time outdoors enjoying nature—and, if desired,

Make The World Your Career

Join an Enterprise team and get the extra edge on your education. Solve real-world

Do you like the outdoors and

APPLIED GEOPHYSICS

working with state-of-the-art

Geophysics is the study of

Upon graduation, you could

technology? If so, check out

Earth through the use of

work for oil companies such

these options.

physics. Applied geophysics

traveling the world.

is the application of such

as Shell Exploration and

engineering, design, and communication problems. Develop marketing, business, and leadership skills. Teams are made up of

Development, BP, Marathon,

GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

studies to the betterment of

students from every major,

or Jordan Exploration; gas

Geological engineers apply

mankind and the environment.

and operate like companies

companies such as Nicor

engineering to human

It includes understanding of

in the private sector. You

problems that relate to the

past climates and continental

can join an Enterprise team

earth’s atmosphere, surface,

positions, the identification of

starting in your second

and interior. The field offers

oil and gas reserves or water

year at Michigan Tech. Our

many specialty areas, including

supplies, and the evaluation

exploration for energy and

and mitigation of natural

department houses the Aqua

mineral resources, hydrogeology

hazards.

and groundwater engineering,

As a geophysicist, you will

more than twenty-eight

perform many of the same

across campus.

Gas, SEMCO, or DTE Energy; petroleum service companies such as Schlumberger, BakerHughes, or Halliburton; mining companies such as Newmont, Freeport-McMoRan, or Rio Tinto; environmental and engineering consulting firms such as Arcadis, URS, Ciorba Group, Golder Associates—or any number

and hazard investigation and planning.

duties as a geologist but be

As a geological engineer, you

more involved in gathering

could locate new sites and

subsurface data for laboratory

design facilities for nuclear

interpretation.

of smaller firms.

waste disposal; develop and

Graduates also work for

restore groundwater resources;

EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

The earth science education

dams, highways, and property

degree gives you the flexibility

development; and minimize

to pursue a teaching career,

the danger from landslides,

continue your studies in

volcanoes and earthquakes.

graduate school, or seek

government agencies, including the US Geological Survey and state and local municipalities. Many enter graduate school for greater specialization.

employment as a professional GEOLOGY

geologist.

Geology is the study of the

www.geo.mtu.edu

earth, earth materials, and earth

MINORS INCLUDE

systems. It is a physical and

Applied Geophysics

natural science. Geologists are

Geological Engineering

involved in the development of

Earth Sciences

natural resources, protection

Mining

of the environment, remote

Remote Sensing

sensing and land use planning,

Enterprise

and natural and human-induced hazard investigation. As a geologist, you could explore and extract minerals, search for energy resources, dispose of nuclear and chemical waste, choose the best sites for structures, and study volcanoes and earthquakes.

Terra Tech Enterprise team, but you can choose from

www.geo.mtu.edu


GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

W

Field Studies Our curriculum focuses

e prepare students to understand and

intensely on field studies. Hands-on training and

safely manage the Earth and its resources

experience are critical to your success. We teach two required

for the future. Along the way, we strive to

field courses in the summer but also provide plenty of opportunities for students to see classic and novel field sites here on the Keweenaw Peninsula and beyond.

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Recent field trips included Alaska, Utah, Nicaragua,

Beautiful Outdoor Facilities We are located in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Hundreds of miles of rocky coastline surround the peninsula and nearby Isle Royale National

foster an environment in which you can

Park, offering a unique geology and

learn to think, conduct research, apply

Midwest. An international focal

knowledge, and achieve success in a diverse

area is ideal for a wide variety of

and changing global economy. Join us and

The peninsula was also the center

discover your potential.

Mexico, Newfoundland, Florida,

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

rugged topography unusual to the point for mineral collectors, this geologic studies. of a billion-dollar native copper ore district. The development of

Guatemala, Canada, and

that mining district eventually led

Montana.

to the creation of the Michigan Mining School more than 100 years ago. Our department is the direct descendent of that original school.

Excellent Indoor Facilities

GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

Our department features worldclass computer and analytical laboratory equipment. Labs and research areas:

Michigan Technological University Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences 630 Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton MI, 49931-1295 T: 906-487-2531 F: 906-487-3371 E: geo@mtu.edu

www.geo.mtu.edu

■ Remote Sensing and Volcanology ■ Subsurface Remediation and Visualization

■ Seismic Petrophysics ■ Environmental Magnetism ■ Rock Mechanics ■ Environmental Geochemistry ■ X-Ray Diffraction ■ Subsurface Visualization Lab ■ Remote Sensing Institute ■ Michigan Tech Research Vessel— R/V Agassiz

■ Michigan Tech Volcano Observatory

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equalopportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural and physical sciences; and technology.

www.geo.mtu.edu


GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

W

Field Studies Our curriculum focuses

e prepare students to understand and

intensely on field studies. Hands-on training and

safely manage the Earth and its resources

experience are critical to your success. We teach two required

for the future. Along the way, we strive to

field courses in the summer but also provide plenty of opportunities for students to see classic and novel field sites here on the Keweenaw Peninsula and beyond.

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Recent field trips included Alaska, Utah, Nicaragua,

Beautiful Outdoor Facilities We are located in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Hundreds of miles of rocky coastline surround the peninsula and nearby Isle Royale National

foster an environment in which you can

Park, offering a unique geology and

learn to think, conduct research, apply

Midwest. An international focal

knowledge, and achieve success in a diverse

area is ideal for a wide variety of

and changing global economy. Join us and

The peninsula was also the center

discover your potential.

Mexico, Newfoundland, Florida,

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

rugged topography unusual to the point for mineral collectors, this geologic studies. of a billion-dollar native copper ore district. The development of

Guatemala, Canada, and

that mining district eventually led

Montana.

to the creation of the Michigan Mining School more than 100 years ago. Our department is the direct descendent of that original school.

Excellent Indoor Facilities

GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

Our department features worldclass computer and analytical laboratory equipment. Labs and research areas:

Michigan Technological University Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences 630 Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton MI, 49931-1295 T: 906-487-2531 F: 906-487-3371 E: geo@mtu.edu

www.geo.mtu.edu

■ Remote Sensing and Volcanology ■ Subsurface Remediation and Visualization

■ Seismic Petrophysics ■ Environmental Magnetism ■ Rock Mechanics ■ Environmental Geochemistry ■ X-Ray Diffraction ■ Subsurface Visualization Lab ■ Remote Sensing Institute ■ Michigan Tech Research Vessel— R/V Agassiz

■ Michigan Tech Volcano Observatory

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equalopportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural and physical sciences; and technology.

www.geo.mtu.edu


ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES

CAREER OPTIONS

With few exceptions, you will spend part of your working time outdoors enjoying nature—and, if desired,

Make The World Your Career

Join an Enterprise team and get the extra edge on your education. Solve real-world

Do you like the outdoors and

APPLIED GEOPHYSICS

working with state-of-the-art

Geophysics is the study of

Upon graduation, you could

technology? If so, check out

Earth through the use of

work for oil companies such

these options.

physics. Applied geophysics

traveling the world.

is the application of such

as Shell Exploration and

engineering, design, and communication problems. Develop marketing, business, and leadership skills. Teams are made up of

Development, BP, Marathon,

GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

studies to the betterment of

students from every major,

or Jordan Exploration; gas

Geological engineers apply

mankind and the environment.

and operate like companies

companies such as Nicor

engineering to human

It includes understanding of

in the private sector. You

problems that relate to the

past climates and continental

can join an Enterprise team

earth’s atmosphere, surface,

positions, the identification of

starting in your second

and interior. The field offers

oil and gas reserves or water

year at Michigan Tech. Our

many specialty areas, including

supplies, and the evaluation

exploration for energy and

and mitigation of natural

department houses the Aqua

mineral resources, hydrogeology

hazards.

and groundwater engineering,

As a geophysicist, you will

more than twenty-eight

perform many of the same

across campus.

Gas, SEMCO, or DTE Energy; petroleum service companies such as Schlumberger, BakerHughes, or Halliburton; mining companies such as Newmont, Freeport-McMoRan, or Rio Tinto; environmental and engineering consulting firms such as Arcadis, URS, Ciorba Group, Golder Associates—or any number

and hazard investigation and planning.

duties as a geologist but be

As a geological engineer, you

more involved in gathering

could locate new sites and

subsurface data for laboratory

design facilities for nuclear

interpretation.

of smaller firms.

waste disposal; develop and

Graduates also work for

restore groundwater resources;

EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

The earth science education

dams, highways, and property

degree gives you the flexibility

development; and minimize

to pursue a teaching career,

the danger from landslides,

continue your studies in

volcanoes and earthquakes.

graduate school, or seek

government agencies, including the US Geological Survey and state and local municipalities. Many enter graduate school for greater specialization.

employment as a professional GEOLOGY

geologist.

Geology is the study of the

www.geo.mtu.edu

earth, earth materials, and earth

MINORS INCLUDE

systems. It is a physical and

Applied Geophysics

natural science. Geologists are

Geological Engineering

involved in the development of

Earth Sciences

natural resources, protection

Mining

of the environment, remote

Remote Sensing

sensing and land use planning,

Enterprise

and natural and human-induced hazard investigation. As a geologist, you could explore and extract minerals, search for energy resources, dispose of nuclear and chemical waste, choose the best sites for structures, and study volcanoes and earthquakes.

Terra Tech Enterprise team, but you can choose from

www.geo.mtu.edu


ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES

CAREER OPTIONS

With few exceptions, you will spend part of your working time outdoors enjoying nature—and, if desired,

Make The World Your Career

Join an Enterprise team and get the extra edge on your education. Solve real-world

Do you like the outdoors and

APPLIED GEOPHYSICS

working with state-of-the-art

Geophysics is the study of

Upon graduation, you could

technology? If so, check out

Earth through the use of

work for oil companies such

these options.

physics. Applied geophysics

traveling the world.

is the application of such

as Shell Exploration and

engineering, design, and communication problems. Develop marketing, business, and leadership skills. Teams are made up of

Development, BP, Marathon,

GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

studies to the betterment of

students from every major,

or Jordan Exploration; gas

Geological engineers apply

mankind and the environment.

and operate like companies

companies such as Nicor

engineering to human

It includes understanding of

in the private sector. You

problems that relate to the

past climates and continental

can join an Enterprise team

earth’s atmosphere, surface,

positions, the identification of

starting in your second

and interior. The field offers

oil and gas reserves or water

year at Michigan Tech. Our

many specialty areas, including

supplies, and the evaluation

exploration for energy and

and mitigation of natural

department houses the Aqua

mineral resources, hydrogeology

hazards.

and groundwater engineering,

As a geophysicist, you will

more than twenty-eight

perform many of the same

across campus.

Gas, SEMCO, or DTE Energy; petroleum service companies such as Schlumberger, BakerHughes, or Halliburton; mining companies such as Newmont, Freeport-McMoRan, or Rio Tinto; environmental and engineering consulting firms such as Arcadis, URS, Ciorba Group, Golder Associates—or any number

and hazard investigation and planning.

duties as a geologist but be

As a geological engineer, you

more involved in gathering

could locate new sites and

subsurface data for laboratory

design facilities for nuclear

interpretation.

of smaller firms.

waste disposal; develop and

Graduates also work for

restore groundwater resources;

EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

The earth science education

dams, highways, and property

degree gives you the flexibility

development; and minimize

to pursue a teaching career,

the danger from landslides,

continue your studies in

volcanoes and earthquakes.

graduate school, or seek

government agencies, including the US Geological Survey and state and local municipalities. Many enter graduate school for greater specialization.

employment as a professional GEOLOGY

geologist.

Geology is the study of the

www.geo.mtu.edu

earth, earth materials, and earth

MINORS INCLUDE

systems. It is a physical and

Applied Geophysics

natural science. Geologists are

Geological Engineering

involved in the development of

Earth Sciences

natural resources, protection

Mining

of the environment, remote

Remote Sensing

sensing and land use planning,

Enterprise

and natural and human-induced hazard investigation. As a geologist, you could explore and extract minerals, search for energy resources, dispose of nuclear and chemical waste, choose the best sites for structures, and study volcanoes and earthquakes.

Terra Tech Enterprise team, but you can choose from

www.geo.mtu.edu


GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

W

Field Studies Our curriculum focuses

e prepare students to understand and

intensely on field studies. Hands-on training and

safely manage the Earth and its resources

experience are critical to your success. We teach two required

for the future. Along the way, we strive to

field courses in the summer but also provide plenty of opportunities for students to see classic and novel field sites here on the Keweenaw Peninsula and beyond.

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Recent field trips included Alaska, Utah, Nicaragua,

Beautiful Outdoor Facilities We are located in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Hundreds of miles of rocky coastline surround the peninsula and nearby Isle Royale National

foster an environment in which you can

Park, offering a unique geology and

learn to think, conduct research, apply

Midwest. An international focal

knowledge, and achieve success in a diverse

area is ideal for a wide variety of

and changing global economy. Join us and

The peninsula was also the center

discover your potential.

Mexico, Newfoundland, Florida,

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

rugged topography unusual to the point for mineral collectors, this geologic studies. of a billion-dollar native copper ore district. The development of

Guatemala, Canada, and

that mining district eventually led

Montana.

to the creation of the Michigan Mining School more than 100 years ago. Our department is the direct descendent of that original school.

Excellent Indoor Facilities

GEOLOGICAL & MINING ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

Our department features worldclass computer and analytical laboratory equipment. Labs and research areas:

Michigan Technological University Geological & Mining Engineering and Sciences 630 Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton MI, 49931-1295 T: 906-487-2531 F: 906-487-3371 E: geo@mtu.edu

www.geo.mtu.edu

■ Remote Sensing and Volcanology ■ Subsurface Remediation and Visualization

■ Seismic Petrophysics ■ Environmental Magnetism ■ Rock Mechanics ■ Environmental Geochemistry ■ X-Ray Diffraction ■ Subsurface Visualization Lab ■ Remote Sensing Institute ■ Michigan Tech Research Vessel— R/V Agassiz

■ Michigan Tech Volcano Observatory

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equalopportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural and physical sciences; and technology.

www.geo.mtu.edu


Undergraduate Geological Engineering