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About

Faculty founded in 1969 (Geology Faculty). In 1989 preparation on a speciality Geography has begun (Geographer. Lecturer of geography). In 1998 speciality Ecology (since 2003 Geoecology. Geographer-ecologist. Lecturer of geography & ecology). Faculty offers programs of study leading to the Diploma of Higher Education, Master Degree, PhD Degree.

Structure of Faculty:

Department of Geology & Geography

Department of Ecology

Geological Museum

Dean of Geology & Geography Faculty - Andrei P. Gusev

Head of the Department of Geology & Geography - Alexander I.

Head of the Department of Ecology - Oksana V. Kovaljova


Higher Education Programs

Speciality: Geography (in directions)

Qualification: Geographer. Lecturer of geography

Specializations:

Rational Use of Natural Resources & Nature Protection,

Geography of tourism & excursion management

Basic and Special courses:

  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Topography
  • Geography of soils
  • Hydrology
  • Meteorology
  • Biogeography
  • Physical geography of continents
  • Social and economic geography of the world
  • Geography of World Industries
  • Methods of geographical researches
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Population geography
  • Physical geography ofBelarus
  • Social and economic geography ofBelarus

Specializations courses (Rational Use of Natural Resources & Nature Protection):

  • Geography of world resources
  • Wildlife management
  • Natural and social complexes of the Gomel region
  • Geography of plants and animals of Belarus
  • Land management
  • Recreational resources of Belarus

Specializations courses (Geography of tourism & excursion management):

  • Tourism industry
  • Economy of the tourism
  • Geography of architecture and ethnography of Belarus
  • Geography of Gomel region
  • Geography of world tourism
  • Ecological tourism

Speciality: Geoecology

Qualification: Geographer-ecologist. Lecturer of geography & ecology

Specializations:

  • Environment monitoring
  • General Geoecology

Basic and Special courses:

  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Topography
  • Geomorphology
  • Geography of soils
  • Biogeography
  • General ecology
  • Methods of geoecological researches
  • Ecology of soils
  • Ecological certification
  • Ecology of animals
  • Ecology of landscapes
  • Plant ecology
  • Geoecology
  • Geographic Information Systems in Ecology
  • Ecological assessment, management and audit

Specializations courses (Environment monitoring):

  • Environment monitoring
  • Biomonitoring and bioindication
  • Engineering ecology and environment protection
  • Radioecological monitoring
  • Geography of natural risks

Specializations courses (General Geoecology):

  • Bases of environment monitoring
  • Industrial ecology
  • Urboecology
  • Agroecology
  • Geochemistry and geophysics of landscapes
  • Radioecology
  • Waste management

Speciality: Geology & Prospecting of Mineral Deposits

Qualification: Engineer-geologist

Specializations:

  • Geophysical Methods of Search of Mineral Deposits
  • Hydrogeology & Geological Engineering
  • Geology, Search & Prospecting of Oil & Gas Deposits

Basic and Special courses:

  • General geology
  • Paleontology
  • Topography
  • Structural geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Historical geology
  • Lithology
  • Petrography
  • Geophysical methods of research
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geotectonics
  • Geomorphology
  • Engineering geology
  • Metalliferous deposit
  • Deposits of combustible & nonmetallic minerals
  • Geographic Information Systems in Geology

Specializations courses (Geophysical Methods of Search of Mineral Deposits):

  • Seismic Methods of Search of Mineral Deposits
  • Magnetic Methods of Search of Mineral Deposits
  • Radiological Methods of Search of Mineral Deposits
  • Engineering geophysics

Specializations courses (Hydrogeology & Geological Engineering):

  • HydroGeodynamics
  • Artificial grounds
  • Hydro-geological researches
  • Engineering-geological researches
  • Regional hydrogeology

Specializations courses (Geology, Search & Prospecting of Oil & Gas Deposits):

  • Bases of oil and gas geology
  • Oil deposits of Belarus
  • Search & Prospecting of Oil & Gas Deposits
  • Hydrogeology of oil and gas deposits
  • Direct methods of searches of oil and gas deposits
Master`s Degree Programs:

Speciality: Geoecology (Master of geographical sciences, Master of geological sciences)

Speciality: General & Regional Geology (Master of geological sciences)

Forms of studying: internal (1 year) and by correspondence (1,5 years).

Research Degree (PhD) Programs:
  • General & Regional Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geology, Search & Prospecting of Oil & Gas Deposits
  • Geophysical Methods of Search of Mineral Deposits
  • Physical Geography & Biogeography, Geography of Soils & Geochemistry of Landscapes
  • Geoecology
  • Ecology
  • Theory & Methods of Teaching (Geography).

Forms of studying: internal (3 years) and by correspondence (4 years).

Research

Laboratories:

  • Laboratoryof Historical geology&paleontology
  • Laboratory of Petrography
  • Laboratory of Mineralogy
  • Laboratory of soils&grounds
  • Laboratory of Dynamics of underground waters
  • Laboratory of Physical and chemical methods of researches
  • Laboratory of General ecology
  • Laboratory of geoenvironmental monitoring
  • Laboratoryof Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Fields of Research:

  • Monitoring of natural and anthropogenous landscapes
  • Bioindication of anthropogenous impact on natural ecosystems
  • Local monitoring of underground waters
  • Assessment and forecasting of natural and technogenic risks
  • Research of geoenvironmental problems
  • Geography of theGomelregion
  • Technique of teaching of geography and ecology at school
  • Scientific substantiation of development of tourism in theGomelregion

Grants and scientific projects:

Ecological Diagnostics of Geological Environment and Forecast of Techno-Natural Risks of onUrbanizedTerritories(on the example of modeling cities and industrial objects). Research supervisor A.I. Pavlovsky.

Factors and mechanisms of anthropogenic successions: the analysis of effects of a landscape environment and development system of mycorrhizal communications. Research supervisor A.P. Gusev.

Assessment of a current state of underground waters and working out of recommendations about prevention of their pollution around ranges of a industrial and municipal waste. Research supervisor O.V. Kovalyeva.

Methodical support of local monitoring of underground waters and condition Litho-tecnical systems Gomelchemical plant. Research supervisor I.O. Prylutski.

An ecological estimation and monitoring of ecosystems in natural and anthropogenous landscapes. Research supervisor O.V. Kovalyeva.

TEMPUS projects: Ecological Education for Belarus, Russia and Ukraine (EcoBru) (Department of Ecology).


Sovetskaja str., 104

246019 Gomel

Belarus

tel. +(375-232)-57-81-34

E-mail: geofac*gsu.by

Web: http://geography.gsu.by/

Dean of Geology & Geography Faculty - Andrei P. Gusev (gusev*gsu.by)

Head of the Department of Geology & Geography - Alexander I. Pavlovsky (geo_gomel@mail.ru)

Head of the Department of Ecology - Oksana V. Kovaljova (sanakovaleva@mail.ru)


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