Scott Tyler (775) 784-6250
Professor, Geological Science
Laurel Saito (775) 784-1921
Associate Professor/Director, GPHS
The Bachelor of Science in Hydrogeology offers experience encompassing a range of skills concerning a variety of hydrogeological perspectives. Students will gain a proven track record in demonstrating technical competence in the field of hydrogeology.
The Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences is a true collaboration between the University of Nevada, Reno and the Desert Research Institute (DRI).
The GPHS is one of the largest such programs in North America and is consistently ranked among the top 10 in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. The Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in both Hydrology and Hydrogeology.
Students within the Hydrology option can specialize in:
Specific areas of emphasis in Hydrogeology include:
Students with training in hydrologic sciences, geology, geophysics, engineering, soil science, biology, chemistry, computer science, fluid mechanics, mathematics, and physics are strongly encouraged to apply for admission to the graduate program.