We have a new Resident Manager!

Please join us in welcoming Jon Thompson to the IU Geologic Field Station as our Resident Field Manager.

Jon and his wife Debbie are settling into the newly updated Resident Manager house on campus. Jon has extensive experience in all the areas required for the IUGFS Resident Manager. His contact details will follow soon.

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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 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.

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Leading-edge facilities in an awe-inspiring location

The Judson Mead Geologic Field Station is a world-class facility with an over 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.

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