Geologists-Enviornmental geology

What Is It

Enviornmental geology deals with questions such as disposal of waste in a safe manner. The waste product could involve domestic waste or nuclear waste. They also assess the enviornmental impact of construction projects.

Qualification

PCM in XII. Admission to courses in Geology is merit based. Specialised courses are offered by IIT kharagpur.

Scope

Enviornmental geologists usually work for Govt. organisations like Geological Survey of India (GSI), Atomic Minerals Directorate (AMD), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC), Central? Ground Water Board (CGWB), Coal India Limited (CIL), State Ground Water Department (SGWD), State Mines and Geology (SMG), and other geological research institutes and organizations.