Geology

The Department of Geology at Lakehead University offers both Undergraduate and Masters degrees in geology and environmental science. Courses offered by the department place a strong emphasis on ‘hands-on’ geology reflecting our location within the Canadian Shield.

Interested in Geology?

Students interested in the program at Lakehead University will learn....

  • How the earth formed
  • How to identify rocks and minerals
  • About the geological and climate hazards facing us today
  • How mining and exploration work

What is Geology?

Geology is quite simply the study of the earth. The Earth Sciences include:

  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry
  • Economic Geology
  • Environmental Geology

Students interested in the geology program at Lakehead University can pursue undergraduate degrees in Geology, Geoarchaeology, Water Resource Science and Environmental Studies and Earth Science. For more information about the Geology program please download our brochure.

NEWS

Jun
10
PACIFIC workshop and town hall meeting at Lakehead University
The PACIFIC workshop, supported by the European Union, highlights the growing demand for minerals and metals for sustainable energy and presents a... full story
May
3
Institute on Lake Superior Geology Conference to be held in Terrace Bay
The 65th annual Institute on Lake Superior Geology Conference will be held in Terrace Bay, Ont. from Tuesday, May 7 to Friday, May 10.
Apr
10
2018-2019 GEOLOGY STUDENT & FACULTY GROUP PHOTO
Geology and faculty year end group photo
Mar
2
Latest donor impact report now available
The 2018 Donor Impact report highlighting recent successes and partnerships is now available