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Geology

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Geology is the science studying the ever changing Earth and its environment. It examine the changes occurred in the Earth from the inception, 4.6 billion years ago to today. Geology helps us to understand the dynamic nature of the earth and interaction between systems of atmosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere. It also investigates the physical, chemical and biological processes that shape the earth and tackles issues related to resource identification including oil and gasses, resource utilization, natural hazards and also past and future climate changes.

 

Undergraduate Courses


The Geology Department at the University of Peradeniya is the only one Earth Science Department in Sri Lanka, having grown out of the Faculty of Science, with a long and distinguished history. Our graduates have wide recognition both in Sri Lanka and Overseas. ...

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Postgraduate Courses


We also offer postgraduate programmes in Earth Sciences through the Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS). These programs include taught course for M.Sc. degrees as well as research degrees leading to MPhil or PhD. More information about studying Earth Sciences ...

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Research


The Department Geology of the University of Peradeniya is well known for its research strength and excellent output of high quality research and publications. B.Sc. special degree students carry out their research projects in their final year and their findings often lead to presentations at ...

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