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Institutes & Programs

Research in the geosciences at University of Houston can be carried out within the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and the Allied Geophysical Laboratories (AGL), which are closely coordinated. The University of Houston currently has 14 industry-funded consortia of which five are based in the EAS Department. A listing of all the consortia compiled by the UH Office of Research is located at

Research facilities in the geosciences department are located on the second and third floors and the basement of the Science and Research I building. Arrangements can be made to use additional facilities on campus or nearby.

The following is a comprehensive list of the available facilities and research organizations based in the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences:

In addition to the facilities listed above, the department also offers the following:

  • Air Quality Atmospheric Chemistry Lab/Tower Coastal Center (Tower on Campus)
  • Seismic Acoustics Lab
  • Virtual Reality Lab