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Department of Studies & Research in Applied Geology


Department of Studies & Research in Applied Geology

The Department of PG Studies and Research in Applied Geology was established in the Year 1993 to offer PG courses and to undertake research in the field of Earth Sciences. The Department has grown over the years with the financial aid and administrative support from the university and other funding agencies. So far, the department has received about 120 lakhs from the external funding agencies under various schemes. Nearly, 80.00 lakhs from University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi under innovative program for full time M.Sc., course in Earth Science and Resource Management and in emerging areas, and SAP-DRS program to under take research and training in Water Resource Management studies. In addition, the Department and Science and Technology, New Delhi has granted Rs.40.00 lakhs under FIST program to develop infrastructural facilities including library. The Department has trained/experienced and committed regular teaching faculty besides, visiting faculty from premier institutions and professional organizations, who are experts in various fields of study. The laboratories are equipped with sophisticated instruments (viz., Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer and Reflected/transmitted light microscopes) and state of art Soft wares for Geo-spatial data analysis (ArcGIS, MapInfo, Geomatica and multiple licenses of ERDAS Imagine with Photogrammetry suite) with high-end servers and PCs, and the most modern field equipments (viz., Total station, GPS and Aqua meter).

Department of Studies & Research in Applied Geology
Kuvempu University, Shimoga
Shimoga, Karnataka,


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