Department of Geoscience and the Environment
The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences trains resource managers who study the environment in its totality, diagnose environmental resource issues and suggest sustainable mitigation measures. The training is aimed at developing an awareness of the complexities of relationships between human and environment and determining how to allocate or conserve natural resources. In this regard, the Department produces top environmentalists, environmental technologists and technicians who apply their skills
innovatively to conserve the environment for sustainable development. Areas of learning include environmental resource management, environmental science and technology, environmental planning, environmental disaster management, geological sciences, atmospheric science, environment and community development and integrated water resource management.