IU Geologic Field Station

IUGFS Judson Mead Geologic Field Station

The Indiana University Geologic Field Station strives to lead the nation in teaching geosciences in the field, in research focused on field–based learning in geosciences, in supporting discovery, and on development of best practices in field geosciences through workshops and conferences.

Our courses are taught by award-winning faculty in a world-class field facility in Montana. And, we offer a number of scholarships each year to recognize outstanding students and to defray the cost of our courses.

Field Station Courses

EAS X429 Field Geology in the Rocky Mountains

Our Flagship course is frequently the required capstone course for advanced college geosciences majors.

EAS G700 Structural Analysis

This course is designed to provide an intense 12-day field based program that includes stratigraphic work, field mapping, and data collection.

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