A National Conference organised under the theme “Science and Technology in the Disaster Management” by School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Karnataka on 22nd and 23rd January 2015 in collaboration with Karnataka Science and Technology Academy (KSTA). A National Conference organised under the theme “Emerging Trends in Earth Sciences” by School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Karnataka on 30th and 31st March 2015.
A 10 day long field work was carried by two faculty members and one research scholar to First year MSc Geology and Second year B.Sc. Geology students. Study/Field work was conducted Tamil Nadu in the areas of Chennai, Pondicherry, Tiruchinapalli Formations etc. It was productive as students are trained with the Coastal Geomorphology, Mapping and Stratigraphic techniques.
Marking the effects of depletion of Ozone layer and its importance in the atmosphere, Ozone day was celebrated in the Department of Geology demonstrating about the harmful effects related to ozone layer depletion followed by an Essay Writing Completation. It was held on 16th September 2014. First, Second and Third prizes were awarded for the same. Huge part of the CUK student community took part in the competition.
Water Quality Analysis:
The drinking water as well as the non drinking water in the campus/hostels are regularly tested and analyzed in the Department of Geology. Waters of girl’s and boy’s hostel, Kadaganchi hostel, Small RO water, Big RO water, Tap waters etc are majorly examined.
As a part of curriculum students of MSc Geology and BSc geology undergo summer research training or Internships at prestigious institutes like Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Bangalore, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Center for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), Kozhikode, etc. through these internship programmes students are regularly groomed up with the practical knowledge and gain exposure to such premier institutes.
Projects/Dissertations Students of final year MSc students in their fourth semester shall go on to do a project/dissertation work for about 4-5 months. Geological Survey of India (GSI), National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), INCOIS, Atomic Mineral Division (AMD), IIRS, CGWB, NIO, PRL etc., are the various prestigious organizations/institutes that the students of the department undergo their project works.
As a major mission started by honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi – Swachh Bharat campaign was actively done in the School of Earth Sciences premises. The campaign helped in making the department clean and green later on as well.