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Department of Geological Sciences
Events and Announcements
- The Dept. of Geological Sciences is proud to announce that
Professor Stan Finney has been elected Secretary General of the
International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) . The 121 nation IUGS is
one of the largest non-governmental scientific organizations in
the world. Previously, Dr. Finney served as the Chair of the International Commission
on Stratigraphy , a key scientific body in the IUGS which precisely
defines global units that are the basis for the International Geologic
Time Scale. Dr. Finney was elected to his new leadership position at the
35th International Geologic Congress in Cape Town, South Africa this week.
Dr. Finney brings this experience and global perspective to the
classes that he teaches that include undergraduate
Paleontology & Biostratigraphy and a graduate seminar on Integrated
Stratigraphy and the Geologic Time Scale.
Welcome to The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University Long Beach!
Our program has a proud 50-year tradition of producing some of the best geologists in Southern California. We have a field-based curriculum and world renowned faculty. We are located 10 minutes from the beach, one hour from the mountains and the San Andreas Fault, and two hours from the desert!
We offer the degrees at the Bachelor's and Master's level. Please look around our website to learn more about us or drop us an email.
Special Graduate Student Announcement
- The Graduate Advisor is Dr. Lora Stevens (Landon).
- Dr. Stevens' office is HSCI-306.
Chair: Dr. Stan Finney, Stan.Finney@csulb.edu, Hall of Science (HSCI) Room 300, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840, Phone: (562) 985-4809,