Earth Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

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 Studying Earth ​Sciences at SU?


​Are ​​you interested in Earth Sciences? Check in the 'Student​'​ section what it is about & how to apply.     
Learn more about Earth Sciences - Studying Earth Sciences? - Job perspectives?                               
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Recent news from the department

Contribution to the GSSA bulletin - click here




Recent publications

The You Yangs batholith in Southeastern 
Australia, the sources of its magmas and 
inferences for local crustal architecture


JD Clemens

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BSc Earth Science student graduates after defeating the odds​
“There is this one specific day that I will never forget​... read more




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Phytoplankton response in growth, 
photophysiology and community 
structure to iron and light in the 
Polar Frontal Zone and Antarctic 
waters
JJ Viljoen, R Philiberta, N Van Horsten, T Mtshalib,
AN Roychoudhury, S Thomalla, S Fietz

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Don't miss the video our honours students made about their year and the honours tour:
 
 




 Earth Sciences

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Find job-adds on Earthworks​​
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​Check for new bursaries on the 'opportunities' page ! recently updated!!
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Events & Notices:

New student initiative:
The Geode​ - a departmental newspaper
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Wednesday seminar
17 April 13.00-13.50
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​2018 publicaton list click here

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2017 publication list​​