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Earth and Environmental Science at Acadia offers programs leading to B.Sc. degrees in Environmental Science, Geology and Environmental Geoscience, and M.Sc. degrees in Geology and Applied Geomatics. 


Departmental News

Geology of Nova Scotia makes the "Libraries 150" List of Books of Influence in Nova Scotia

The Geology of Nova Scotia Field Guide: Touring Through Time at 48 Scenic Sites, co-authored by Martha Hickman Hild and Acadia's Sandra M. Barr, made the list of 150 Books of Influence compiled by the  Nova Scotia Library Association and Nova Scotia's nine regional public library systems in honour of Canada's 150th birthday. 

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River Rafting and Sandbar Soccer

The first weekend of fall saw students from the Earth and Environmental Science programs examining sandbars, playing soccer on mudflats, rafting rivers, sliding in mud, contemplating conglomerate, along the shores of the Minas Basin.

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ESSA and Fletcher Club get out of Wolfville

ESSA and the Fletcher Geology Club took advantage of the first weekend of term to get out of town to do some exploring and harvesting.

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