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Special Resources/Services

Geosciences Museum

The Geosciences Museum, founded by Richard L. Sutton, M.D., is located in Room 271, R.H. Flarsheim Hall. It contains relief models and interactive displays, along with a full range of 2,500 spectacular mineral and fossil specimens from all over the world. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free.

Center for Applied Environmental Research (CAER)

The Center for Applied Environmental Research is administered by the Geosciences Department and directed by Professor Syed E. Hasan. The center is a resource for governmental agencies, private firms, and the general public in matters of the environment. Its programs address such matters as environmental geophysics, geochemistry, underground space, foundation stability, waste management, geologic hazards, environmental justice, natural resource assessment, and land-use planning.