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The Department of Geoscience in the College of Letters and Science at UW-Madison, offers a wide range of specialty areas, and is supported by advanced laboratories for study in the general areas of astrobiology, geomicrobiology, mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, geophysics, stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleobiology, paleoceanography, micropaleontology, structural geology, tectonics, hydrogeology, Quaternary geology, and economic geology. Interdisciplinary links among other colleges and departments on campus provide opportunities in geological engineering, limnology, ecology, microbiology, water resources management, soils, water chemistry, chemistry, physics, geomorphology, materials science, and anthropology.


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