Join us and empower your future with the Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS)

Welcome to EOAS at UBC! As one of the most diverse Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences departments in the world, we are excited to have you visit, learn about our research, or join us on an educational journey encompassing the whole of planet Earth. For students, it's not just about earning a degree; it's about becoming responsible stewards of our land, seas and atmosphere, and helping shape a better future for everyone. Your journey toward transforming the world starts here!

In our many undergraduate and graduate programs, you will...

Gain Experiences beyond the classroom

Students and researchers at EOAS are hands-on learners. We provide ample opportunities to apply your knowledge to real-world issues. Whether it's through engaging fieldwork, laboratory-based research, cutting-edge computing, and data science, or interactions with professionals and policymakers, you will find that our programs are designed with your future and society’s needs in mind.

Learn with a curriculum for change-makers

As an EOAS student, you will experience an extraordinary journey into the intricacies of our planet. You will develop the knowledge, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills necessary for rewarding careers that will contribute to addressing pressing challenges such as climate change, environmental stewardship, sustainable resource use, and enhancing the safety and well-being of societies.

Lead the way in research and innovation

But education is just the beginning. EOAS is home to cutting-edge research and innovation. From understanding our oceans, landforms, and atmosphere, to managing resources and mitigating natural hazards, our faculty and students are at the forefront of answering some of society’s most important questions about Earth, our natural and lived environments, and beyond.