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University of Ruhuna

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Field excursion in Ella- Study of potentiality and constraints of tourism industry
(25 March, 2020)
A field excursion was conducted in Ella on 16 August 2019 to study the implications of tourism.

Field excursion in the coastal area from Wellamadama to Matara- study of observe the coastal geomorphology
(25 March, 2020)
A field excursion to coastal area in Wllamadama had been organized by the Department of Geography on 14 June 2019.

Two day field excursion in TirappaneDS Division, Anuradapura
(25 March, 2020)
A two day field visit to Mahaoya, Tirappane and Eappawalawas organized by the Department of Geography on 11 to 12 February 2020.

Field excursion in Ella-study of spatial diversity of vegetation
(25 March, 2020)
A field excursion wasconducted in Ella on 16 August 2019 to study the spatial diversity of vegetation.

Field excursion in Kukuleganga power station
(25 March, 2020)
A field excursion to Akuressa, Rakwana, Kukuleganga power station and Pahiyangala had been organized by the Department of Geography on 07 January 2020.

Two day field excursion in Nuwara Eliya
(25 March, 2020)
A field excursion was conducted to Nuwara Eliya on 18 and 19 December 2019 to study the climate change impact for agriculture in Nuwara Eliya.

Three day field excursion in Jaffna
(25 March, 2020)
A three day field visit to Puttalama, Jaffna and Delft Islandwas organized by the Department of Geography on 29, 30and 31 January 2020.

Field excursion in Ampara
(25 March, 2020)
A two day field visit to Butthala, Maha oya, Ampara and Rajagalathanna was organized by the Department of Geography on 1 and 2 April 2019.

Field excursion in Hambantota Harbor and Mattala Airport
(25 March, 2020)
A field visit was conducted to Hambantota Harbor and Mattala Airport and Beliatta New railway station on 22 August 2019.

Field excursion inDeniyaya Patna
(25 March, 2020)
A field visit was conducted to Deniyaya on 23 August 2019 to study the development of Patna as an emerging eco-tourism destination in Sri Lanka.

Field excursion in Bundala
(25 March, 2020)
A field visit to Tangalla, Kalamatiya, Rekawa and Bundalawas conducted by the Department of Geography in August 2019.
Field excursion in Balangoda
(25 March, 2020)
A One day field visit was organized to Balangoda, Haputale mountain region on 6 February 2020.

Field excursion in in the coastal area from Wellamadama to Matara– Study of experimentation of research methods of Physical Geography
(25 March, 2020)
A field excursion to coastal area in Wllamadama had been organized by the Department of Geography on January 2020.

Department of Geography

Field excursion in Hambantota Harbor and Mattala Airport

A field visit was conducted to Hambantota Harbor and Mattala Airport and Beliatta New railway station on 22 August 2019 for the 4000 level students who were following the course unit, GEO 42633: Transport Geography. During the visit, students were able to observe different modes of transportation and their functions. They have also been able to understand the contribution of various transport networks for the development of the Sri Lankan economy.