Chita, Russia

Applied Geology

Прикладная геология

Integrated Master's degree
Language: RussianStudies in Russian
Subject area: physical science, environment
Kind of studies: full-time studies, part-time studies
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Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time. Geology can also refer to the study of the solid features of any terrestrial planet or natural satellite, (such as Mars or the Moon).
The increasing number of factors playing a role in the various complexes of natural phenomena are the origin of new, so-called emergent, laws and characteristics. Based on this principle of emergence, a hierarchy of sciences can be distinguished: physics-chemistry-geology-biology-psychology.
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Measuring nuclear yield depends on multiple parameters - the location and number of instruments, the geology of the area, the location of the seismic station in relation to the test site.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in:India's A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Time, 30 November 1998.
Geology may be defined to be that branch of natural history which investigates the successive changes that have taken place in the organic and inorganic kingdoms of nature. It is a science founded on exact observation and careful induction; it may termed the physical history of our globe; it investigates the structure of the planet on which we live and explains the character and causes of the various changes in the organic and inorganic kingdoms of nature.
William Humble in: Dictionary of geology and mineralogy: comprising such terms in botany., H. Washbourne, 1843, p. 104.
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