The research focus of the department is to understand the natural processes that shape the Earth at a range of spatial and temporal scales. Research questions span over interacting spheres, from the deep earth study to atmospheric dynamics. The following are the main research domains of the department and the members working therein.
Earth Structure and its Evolution
Topics: Geophysics, Seismology, Geodynamics, Mineralogy & Petrology Tectonics
Topics: Quantitative Geomorphology, Low Temperature Geochemistry
Paleoenvironment and Paleoclimatic Evolution
Topics: Paleoclimatic reconstruction, Paleontology, Paleoecology & Biodiversity, Sedimentary basin analyses
Topics: Glaciology, Climate modelling