Earth and Ocean Sciences
College of Science,
School of Natural Sciences
Studies of the Irish sea floor and marine—groundwater interactions.
Investigations into the role of fluids in the mineralogical, chemical, and structural evolution of the Earth's crust.
Magmatic Studies Group
Investigations into the petrogenesis of magmatic and related rocks.
Studying physical, chemical and biological interactions in the oceans.
Important: Applicants must speak to the research group leader before applying via PAC.
Group leader links: www.nuigalway.ie/eos/staff/academic_staff/academic_staff.html
Areas of interest
- Palaeontology and Evolution
- Carbonate Sedimentology
- Metals in Groundwater
- Coastal Karstic Aquifers
- Integrated catchment management
- Sedimentary Provenance (new techniques and applications)
- “Source to Sink” modelling of sedimentary basins
- Evolution of modern and ancient large-scale drainage systems
- Climate records in sedimentary archives
- Ocean acidification
- Carbon cycling in coastal waters
- Trace element cycling in coastal waters
- Physical habitat mapping
- Caledonian/Variscan geology
- Marine geophysics
- Land-based geophysics
- Physical oceanography
- Chemical oceanography
Find out more
Prof. Peter Croot
T +353 91 492 194
MSc (full-time) GYT19
MSc (part-time) GYT20
Important: applicants must speak to the research group leader before applying via PAC.
Fees for this course
EU: €4,529 p.a. 2014/15 inclusive of student levy
Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2014/15
Full time EU Fee €4,529 p.a.
Part time EU Fee €2,915 p.a.
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