Syllabus for Geology and Geophysics (GG)

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PART – A : COMMON TO GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS Earth and Planetary system, size, shape, internal structure and composition of the earth; atmosphere and greenhouse effect; isostasy; elements of seismology; physical properties of the interior of the earth; continents and continental processes; physical oceanography; geomagnetism

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Syllabus for Geology and Geophysics (GG)PART A : COMMON TO GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICSEarth and Planetary system, size, shape, internal structure and composition of the earth; atmosphere and greenhouse effect; isostasy; elements of seismology; physical properties of the interior of the earth; continents and continental processes; physical oceanography; geomagnetism and paleomagnetism, continental drift, plate tectonics.Weathering; soil formation; action of river, wind, glacier and ocean; earthquakes, volcanism and orogeny. Basic structural geology, mineralogy and petrology.Geological time scale and geochronology; stratigraphic principles; major stratigraphic divisions ofIndia. Engineering properties of rocks and soils. Ground water geology.Geological and geographical distribution of ore, coal and petroleum resources ofIndia.Introduction to remote sensing.Physical basis and applications of gravity, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, seismic and radiometric prospecting for oil, mineral and ground water; introductory well logging.PART B SECTION 1: GEOLOGYCrystalsymmetry, forms, twinning; crystal chemistry; optical mineralogy, classification of minerals, dia

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