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What are the four main branches of earth science?

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Marsha Share
Feb 10, 2015

The four main branches of Earth Science are:

Geology - the study of the solid matter that makes up Earth

Oceanology - the study of everything in the ocean environment

Meteorology - the study of the physics, chemistry, and dynamics of the atmosphere of the earth

Astronomy - the scientific study of the universe as a whole, and of celestial bodies and the underlying physics governing those bodies

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