CEOE is dedicated to advancing the understanding of our planet’s natural systems, from plate tectonics and turbulent hurricanes to historic coastal estuaries and the deepest reaches of the ocean. 

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FROM YOUR BACKYARD TO THE EARTH'S POLES

 

The study of environmental, atmospheric, earth, and ocean systems is a vital part of ensuring a healthy future for our planet and its inhabitants. Learn how CEOE is dedicated to this mission through research, teaching and outreach.  

Discover our world - CEOE at UD: youtube.com/watch?v=CvyTXLcdLPE

Student helping install a living shoreline

Hands-on learning


Our faculty, researchers, and students are always asking big questions. Determined and curious, they seek answers in the field: aboard research vessels, hiking in marshes, combing beaches and diving underwater.
 

Where will your ideas take you?

ABOVE AND BEYOND: GRADUATE STUDIES

 

Join a vibrant and growing community of scholars preparing for meaningful careers in education, research, business and government.

 

Student receiving offshore wind technician training
Students setting up a seining net
Student mixing liquids in the lab

Once a Blue hen, always a blue hen

 

Blue Hen pride was overflowing as we celebrated our newest class of graduates at the annual CEOE Convocation ceremony in May.

 

Congratulations, Class of 2024!
 

Commencement 2024  

 

News & Events

Earth science education
  • Living Aloha

    Article by Adam Thomas | July 11, 2024

    UD doctoral student Abigail Nalesnik reflects on time living in Hawaii studying volcanoes

  • A sharper look at shark teeth

    Article by Tracey Bryant | July 10, 2024

    UD undergraduate student Caitlin Bailey examines sand tiger shark teeth

  • Irrigating Nigeria

    Article by Adam Thomas | July 03, 2024

    UD doctoral student and professor hold workshop in Nigeria focused on irrigation

  • Living Aloha

    Article by Adam Thomas | July 11, 2024

    UD doctoral student Abigail Nalesnik reflects on time living in Hawaii studying volcanoes

  • A sharper look at shark teeth

    Article by Tracey Bryant | July 10, 2024

    UD undergraduate student Caitlin Bailey examines sand tiger shark teeth

  • Irrigating Nigeria

    Article by Adam Thomas | July 03, 2024

    UD doctoral student and professor hold workshop in Nigeria focused on irrigation