Applied Earth Sciences is about the sustainable use of land and earth resources.
This program allows students to study one of 3 tracks.
Earth Resources Exploration
This course follows an integrated approach to upgrading geological maps, and to re-interpreting geological information in a GIS environment, using aerial photographs, satellite imagery and airborne geophysical data.
Environmental & Engineering Geology
The course teaches how to apply GIS, remote sensing and geophysics in engineering geology with a particular focus on the environmental impact of engineering activities.
Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk Management
This course will transform you into a skilled and knowledgeable expert in the field of natural hazards who can identify the both risks they pose to society and what can be done to reduce these risks.
The University of Twente focuses on the development of technology and its impact on people and society. It offers bachelor, master and postgraduate programs in the field of Technology, Behavioral and Social Sciences. University of Twente students are always encouraged to look beyond the boundaries of their own field and establish links with other disciplines.
High tech, human touch. This is what characterizes the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and is a partner of Knowledge Park Twente.
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