Earth Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Department of Earth Sciences

The Mission and Vision

Our vision is that the Department will provide the best possible environment within which both staff and students can maximise their potential, for the benefit of South Africa, through sound and practical training in our disciplines, research and scholarship. Read more ...




 Postgrad at SU Earth ​Sciences?

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Are you interested ? Check here.   ​                           Our 2018  honours students
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 Research field work at Baringhup pluton..​             Core for student logging excercises 
Don't miss the video our honours students made about their year and the honours tour:

 Earth Sciences

​next seminar 

Wednesday 20. June .2018

Re​cent publications

A. Rozendaal, S.G. Le Roux, A. du Plessis, C. Philander, 2018 Grade and product quality control by microCT scanning of the world class Namakwa Sands Ti-Zr placer deposit West Coast, South Africa: An orientation study, Minerals Engineering,
 116, 152-162

A Watson, J Miller, M Fleischer, W de Clercq, 2018 Estimation of groundwater recharge via percolation outputs from a rainfall/runoff model for the Verlorenvlei estuarine system, west coast, South Africa,
Journal of Hydrology, 558,




2017 publication list

 ​Two high school from Strand visit the Department of Earth Sciences read more...​