Sarah R. Hall

Professor of Earth Science

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Chair of Earth Systems and Geosciences

COA Faculty Page


Phone: 207-801-5735

College of the Atlantic

105 Eden St.

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Local Geology Sites of Interest: For information on the geologic history of Mt. Desert Island and local sites check out the COA student-run geoscience website here. Find a list of local sites under the "Tour the Geology" tab.

View northeast along the Shore Path in downtown Bar Harbor, ME. The Bar Harbor Formation is exposed along the shore of Frenchman Bay.

View northeast from Beech Cliffs, Acadia National Park overlooking a glacially carved valley now filled with Echo Lake, Mount Desert, ME

Stream Monitoring in Acadia NP

State Snow Survey Site: MDI

COA Geoscience (student website)

Groundwater Quality, MDI


For Students:

- scholarships

- internships

- research opportunities

Seminar on Climate Change



Office Location: 2nd floor of the Dorr Natural History Museum (MAP)

Maps and Resources

Independent Study Students


Geological Society of Maine

Please excuse - some links are not active as pages are under  construciton - check back soon!

I'm grateful to have the opportunity to learn from, study, teach, and explore the landscapes throughout the homelands of the past and present Passamaquoddy and Penobscot people.  

Coastal Maine Geopark

Student presentations