GeoscienceSankhadip Bhattacharya | Geologist | National Oil Corporation
What is Geoscience?
A Career in Geoscience is very intriguing. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Geoscience, while one should first understand What is a Career in Geoscience. Just like you would normally not trust a non Doctor with names of medicines, you should also not trust opinions about Geoscience from non professionals.
With 9 years & 6 months of professional experience, Geologist Sankhadip Bhattacharya understands Geoscience. Geologist Sankhadip Bhattacharya defines Geoscience as:
Geoscience is the study of the Earth - its oceans, atmosphere, rivers and lakes, ice sheets and glaciers, soils, its complex surface, rocky interior, and metallic core. This includes many aspects of how living things, including humans, interact with the Earth.
How Geologist Sankhadip Bhattacharya got into Geoscience?
I graduated in Geology from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. I then did M Sc in Applied Geology. I got placed at National Oil Corporation in 2009. I have been working as a Geologist since then.
Geologist Sankhadip Bhattacharya's Talk on Geoscience
|Starts with what is:|
|Next, it covers Education. It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Geoscience, this Talk went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Geoscience. It discusses following headings for Education in Geoscience:|
|2)||Science & Maths|
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Geoscience demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out. It discusses following headings for Skills in Geoscience:|
|8)||Observation & Analytical Skills|
|Positives of Geoscience are quite interesting. This Talk defines Positives in terms of following items for Geoscience:|
|13)||Application of Knowledge|
|Challenges are the other side of Positives and Geoscience is no exception:|
|17)||Tough Working Conditions|
|19)||Difficulty in Finding Oil & Gas|
|In the final section of the Talk, Sankhadip Bhattacharya talks about How a day goes in a Career in:|
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Geology is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time.
"I did B Sc & M Sc from Burdwan University, West Bengal and M Tech from IIT Dhanbad. After completing my education I worked in Indonesia for 1 year and then came back to West Bengal and worked there for 2 years as a geologist. In 2015 I joined DIT University, Dehradun as an assistant professor and since then I am working there."
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