UNDERSTANDING OF GEOLOGY

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Geology is termed as the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes or reactions acting upon them. The presentation focuses on types of Geology, what do Geologists do, career in Geology, employment outlook, etc.

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What is GEOLOGY ? Geology is termed as the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes or reactions acting upon them . Geologists generally use a wide variety of methods to understand the Earth's structure and evolution, including  including   field work, rock description,   geographical techniques, etc . www.homeworkjoy.com

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Geologists generally use a wide variety of methods to understand the Earth's structure and evolution, including field work, rock description, geophysical techniques, etc. www.homeworkjoy.com TYPES OF GEOLOGY Physical Geology: study of the physical features of the earth. It involves study of volcanoes, earthquakes, etc.

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2. Historical Geology:  study of the history of the earth. They also study the changes in life throughout time. www.homeworkjoy.com

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WHAT DO GEOLOGISTS DO ? Geologists study earth’s structure and materials: geologists study the materials or minerals present in the earth like oil, metals, non-metals, etc. they conduct researches to locate different types of rocks present in the earth. www.homeworkjoy.com

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Types of Accounting 2. Geologists study earth’s history: geologists study the climatic changes taking place across the earth, comparing them to past climatic changes. It is important to learn these things for future. www.homeworkjoy.com

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3. Geologists study earth’s processes: geologists study the natural processes taking place like volcanoes, earthquakes, etc. which can be hazardous to people and the environment. The study of these processes helps us figure out the necessary preventions. www.homeworkjoy.com

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GEOLOGY AS A CAREER This is the finest career choice for someone who's interested and concerned with Earth's natural resources. Geologists usually study Earth's structures and materials, as well as the processes that affect them over time. www.homeworkjoy.com

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Education requirements may vary according to a candidate's career path, but a bachelor's degree is the minimum requirement to work as a geologist. Geology graduates, with a strong academic background and good grades have no trouble finding employment if they are willing to move to a location where work is available. www.homeworkjoy.com

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Employment outlook Lately, starting salaries for geologists have ranged from $50,000 to $100,000 per year. It has been predicted that the number of geology job openings will exceed the number of students graduating from geology programs. www.homeworkjoy.com

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There are varied career paths within geology in which a student can specialise, according to his preferences like: - Specialisation in geology www.homeworkjoy.com

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Economic Geology Economic geology Geochemistry Marine geology Engineering geology, etc. www.homeworkjoy.com

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www.homeworkjoy.com Some facts about geology The largest lake in the world is a saltwater lake, commonly termed as the Caspian Sea. The  mining of rocks for their metal has been one of the most important things in human advancement. A group of minerals held together make up rocks.

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www.homeworkjoy.com The Niagara Falls is moving upstream at a rate of about 300 feet every century.  The biggest hole ever dug by man using hand tools, can be found at Kimberley, South Africa. The study of geology also includes studying the ocean floor. Mt. Rushmore is made out of a big igneous rock.

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