Our major research areas are in hydrogeology, groundwater modelling and remediation, aqueous, organic and isotope geochemistry, isotope hydrology, atmospheric science, economic geology, mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, engineering geology, geophysics, sedimentology and Quaternary geology. We offer a variety of challenging undergraduate programs in Earth and Environmental Sciences and boast one of the largest graduate student enrolments of any Earth Sciences departments in the country.
Just the facts
- Key areas of impact include geological sciences, hydrogeology, geological engineering, geophysics, atmospheric sciences, and environmental sciences
- Home of the Waterloo Institute of Groundwater Research and the former Ontario’s Centre of Excellence, Waterloo Centre for Groundwater Research (later renamed CRESTech)