The Earth is our environment — the ultimate source of our air, water, food, minerals, energy, and other resources — all that sustains the world.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

Get your UBC degree in earth & environmental sciences, freshwater science, or geography. Go on to graduate studies or one of the many careers possible in earth and environmental sciences.

Undergraduate

FEATURED STORY

Elinor McGrath, Alumna
Earth and Environmental Sciences

Elinor McGrath

As a fisheries biologist for the Okanagan Nation Alliance, alumna Elinor McGrath focusses on habitat restoration.

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in the news

Mathieu Bourbonnais
Assistant Professor

Firefighter <em>rappelling</em> from a helicopter

cbc.ca – OPINION: As wildfire threat grows, UCP cuts to remote rappel team are a risky gamble.

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GRADUATE PROGRAM

Our graduate programs offer research-based degrees to students in a collegial, close-knit setting. Our high-calibre graduate students dedicate themselves to bettering our world through research.

Graduate

RESEARCH

We seek to positively impact global society through research and training in earth, environmental and geographic sciences in areas that include water resources, mineral exploration, tectonics, natural hazards, global change and sustainability.

Research

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