Master's Degree in Geographic Sciences in Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil

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Geographic Sciences

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Geographic sciences is a discipline that deals with the study of planet Earth and its many features. Students who study this field can learn about the planet and how humans live on it, in addition to the technology used for analyzing data.

Brazil is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their outstanding results-oriented higher education learning. There is no much language barrier since most of the courses are offered in Portuguese language. Brazil has 50 public and 80 private universities

This state has many universities and colleges spread across the region. It’s estimated to have more than 100 universities in this area. They have a variety of programmes for everybody wanting to advance their education. Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is a key institution here.

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Master Hydrogeology And Transfers

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Brazil Porto Alegre

The Master Hydrogeology and Transfers of the University of Poitiers aims to train high-level hydrogeologists, able to apprehend the major environmental problems [+]

The Master Hydrogeology and Transfers of the University of Poitiers aims to train high-level hydrogeologists able to apprehend the major environmental problems of groundwater resources management both quantitatively (optimization of the implementation of drilling, determination of the volumes that can be sampled) than qualitative (physicochemical quality of water, pollution problem, ...).

Real practical field work and a competent teaching team

Hydrogeological Experimental Site of the University of Poitiers

HEU is a unique research and training infrastructure in Europe. Thirty holes of more than 120m deep are located on land belonging to the University of Poitiers. These boreholes intercept an aquifer (hydrogeological reservoir) limestone fractured and karstified.... [-]


International Master in Advanced Clay Science (IMACS)

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Brazil Porto Alegre

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science. [+]

ENVIRONMENTS- ECONOMIC GEOLOGY-SOIL MANAGEMENT-GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING-GEOMATERIAL-NANOMATERIAL

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science :

the University of Poitiers (UP) in France (co-ordinator), the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal, the Technical University of Crete (TUC) (Chania) in Greece, the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) (Porto Alegre) in Brazil.

Why clay minerals?

Interest in clays results from their common availability, and their unique physical and chemical properties. No other minerals currently attract so great an interest.

In addition to their conventional ancient use as bricks, tiles, ceramics and for paper coating and waste management more recently, clays have found many novel applications. Clay minerals have provided a boost in technology because they are inexpensive nanomaterials, and as such, they have a huge potential for the synthesis of polymer nanocomposites with superior mechanical and thermal properties. The optimisation of adsorption, colloidal and rheological properties also opens prospects of using clay minerals for medical uses, pollution control, and environmental protection. Clay minerals play a role in economic geology (both as an important mineral resource and in energy resource exploration) and soil management. Clays also have many negative effects in geotechnical engineering, manifested in the form of landslides, mudflows, and the deterioration of clay-based construction materials.... [-]