The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) at The University of Texas at San Antonio is a comprehensive academic unit that offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Geosciences and Master of Science degrees in Geoinformatics and Geosciences.

We are committed to your success. That's why we offer diverse research opportunities to foster your education in one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country. At UTSA you will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support.

Our faculty members conduct research in a variety of areas and are dedicated to the university mission of discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service.

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Saugata  Datta, Ph.D.


Saugata Datta, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair, IWRSP Director

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