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Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences

  • QS World University Rankings
    =298
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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The Earth Sciences consist of a variety of disciplines which investigate the geological, geochemical, and geophysical processes which shape our planet. The Department of Earth Sciences at Simon Fraser University offers both M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, which emphasize field-based research in both surficial and bedrock geoscience. The diverse expertise of the faculty and adjunct professors permits a variety of research possibilities which include studies of earth surface processes, geological hazards, environmental geoscience, surficial and Quaternary geology, petroleum geology, glaciology, siliciclastic sedimentology/facies analysis, ichnology, genetic stratigraphy, hydrogeology, volcanology, petrology, tectonics, geophysics and geochemistry.