Sedimentary geology is a particular strength of the University of Kansas and KU's Department of Geology. With history stretching to the founders of the discipline, KU Sedimentary Geology is diverse, covering specialties in Carbonates, Clastics, Petroleum Geology, Sequence Stratigraphy, Tectonics, and Sedimentary Processes and Geochemistry and Diagenesis. KU's Sedimentary Geology faculty is well integrated with KU Paleontology, shares resources and personnel with the Kansas Geological Survey and offers students access to generous financial support and the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium.




Internationally recognized programs
Millions in grants and contracts for research
Generous financial support for students
Research projects that stretch to Antarctica, Greenland, and numerous points in between
Birthplace and home of Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology
A thriving field program that sends undergraduate and graduate students throughout the world
Industry recruiters who visit annually to hire KU Geology's graduating students
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