Department of Earth Sciences


The department of Earth Sciences is dedicated to the advancement of fundamental research as well as to its application to societal problems, such as the management of natural resources, the identification of risks posed by natural hazards, and the consequences of human activities on the environment.

Web page of the Department of Earth Sciences

Department F.-A. Forel
for environmental and aquatic sciences

La_Licorne_remis_a_neuf.JPGThe Department F.-A. Forel for Environmental and Aquatic Sciences (DEFSE), previously Institute F.-A. Forel, named after the famous researcher and father of limnology François-Alphonse Forel, is a multidisciplinary department in the Faculty of science, Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva.

Website of the Department F.-A. Forel