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History

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul National University is the largest global research institute of Earth and Environmental Scieces in Korea.

SEES was initially established as the Geology Department of the Science faculty, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 1946. Now we have a New system of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences including Earth System Science, Oceanography, and Atmospheric Science.

2000's
  • 2006Establishment of new system that consists of Earth System Science, Oceanography, and Atmospheric Science department(excluding Astronomy department)
  • 2000Establishment of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Earth System Science, Oceanography, Atmospheric Science, Astronomy)
1990's
  • 1999Receipt of application for admission to the School of Earth and Environmental Science (Earth System Science, Oceanography, Atmospheric Science, and Astronomy) separated from the School of Basic Sciences (Mathematical Science, Statistics, Computational Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • 1996Receipt of application for admission to the School of Natural Sciences / Change of departmental name from Geological Science to Earth System Science
  • 1995Receipt of application for admission to five faculties (Mathematical Science, Physics, Chemistry, Life Science, and Earth and Environmental Sciences), and two departments (Astronomy, Atmospheric Science)
  • 1994Receipt of application for admission to the group of Geology-Oceanography for Geological Science and Oceanography departments
1980's
  • 1987Change of departmental name from Meteorology to the Atmospheric Science
  • 1982Change of the departmental name from Geology to Geological Science
1970~1940's
  • 1975Relocation of the campus to Gwanak / Reorganization of the school system from the Science faculty, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the College of Natural Sciences / Separation of department from Astronomy-Meteorology to Meteorology, the College of Natural Sciences
  • 1967Establishment of the Oceanography department
  • 1961Relocation of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to Dongsung campus
  • 1958Establishment of the Astronomy-Meteorology department
  • 1953Relocation to a temporary building in the industrial laboratory, Dongsung-Dong, Jongno-Gu after the end of the Korean War
  • 1953The time of refuge in Busan
  • 1946Inauguration of the Geology Department of the Science faculty, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Seoul National University in Gongreung-Dong, Seongbuk-Gu / Relocation to Chungryang-Ri (the location of former Gyungsung University) in September 1948