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Intensive training for geoscientists
IU’s Judson Mead Geologic Field Station provides the best possible field-based learning and research opportunities for academic and professional geoscientists from around the world.
Support for your field experience
Most of the students enrolling in EAS X429 or EAS X428 at Indiana University receive a scholarship. In the recent past, more than 80% of the students attending our courses have been awarded at least one scholarship from IU. Many of our students also receive funding for their studies from outside organizations.
Leading-edge facilities in an awe-inspiring location
The Judson Mead Geologic Field Station is a world-class facility with a 70-year tradition and an experienced, award-winning faculty. Our location in the beautiful Tobacco Root Mountains in Cardwell, Montana, is unique with remarkably diverse geology spanning 3.5 Ga of Geologic history.
See for yourself
From Bloomington to Big Sky County
Our program is rigorous, but the work is worth it each day when you look around and marvel at the landscape before you. But, don’t take our word for it. Watch this video and see for yourself.