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Earth & Ocean Sciences - Structured

Clusters

Biogeoscience Group
Studies of the Irish sea floor and marine—groundwater interactions.

Geofluids Group
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.

Oceanography Group
Studying physical, chemical and biological interactions inthe 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

www.nuigalway.ie/eos/research/magmatic/magmatic.html

Entry requirements

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.

Duration

Structured PhD, full-time

Further enquiries

Prof. Peter Croot
T +353 91 492 194
E peter.croot@nuigalway.ie
www.nuigalway.ie/eos/

Research areas

Areas of interest

Physical habitat mapping
Caledonian/Variscan geology
Other geological topics
Marine geophysics
Land-based geophysics
Hydrogeology
Physical oceanography
Chemical oceanography
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

www.nuigalway.ie/eos/researchopportunities.html

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