Organization profile

Organization profile

​The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at BGU consists of senior faculty members engaged in cutting edge basic and applied research in the earth sciences, in environmental geology, engineering geology, paleobiology and petroleum geosciences. The department provides quality degrees with emphasis on Dynamic Geology (plate tectonics, neotectonics, structural geology, geomorphology, geophysics, sedimentology, stratigraphy and microfacies), Environmental Geology (geochemistry, ground water hydrology, oceanography), Engineering Geology (rock mechanics, soil mechanics, geotechnical earthquake engineering), Palaeontology (paleobiology, paleoceanography, paleoclimates, paleoecology). Undergraduate students may major in one of these tracks for in-depth training in the discipline of their choice.​


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