Earth & Ocean Sciences - Structured
Short summary of the research area.
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 inthe oceans.
Important: Applicants must speak to the research group leader before applying via PAC.
All PhD students in the College of Science will enrol in a Structured PhD: www.nuigalway.ie/science/rgroups.html
Group leader links:
To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.
Course Code: 1SPS1
Structured PhD, full-time.
Physical habitat mapping
Other geological topics
Palaeontology and Evolution
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
Carbon cycling in coastal waters
Trace element cycling in coastal waters