The Estelle Siebens Science Center is a 70,000 square-foot building with 18 laboratories and three research areas. As an environmental science student, you will have regular access to labs and will carry out research and experiments using state-of-the-art equipment owned by BVU.
Environmental science is cross-disciplinary, often sharing resources with the chemistry and biology programs. The environmental science program utilizes many standard pieces of field equipment for aquatic, soil and plant assessment.
Equipment available to environmental science students includes:
Dr. Melinda Coogan, associate professor of biology at Buena Vista University, talks about her efforts to encourage and set an example for other young women in science. See more...