Welcome to
Planetary and Geosciences Division

at Physical Research Laboratory (Ahmedabad, India).

We are a part of P.R.L. Ahamedabad, engaged in scientific research concerning the origin and evolution of the Solar System objects (Sun, Moon, and Meteorites, Planets such as Earth and Mars). The chief emphasis is to extract geochemical (chemical and isotopic) information from relevant samples to understand the evolution of these objects over different time scales.

Research Activities

Origin & early evolution of the Solar System 

Study of the Martian meteorites

Cosmic Ray Exposure Ages of Meteorites

Chemical Weathering

Paleoclimate, Paleomonsoon and Desertification

Evolution of the Earth's Mantle


Aerosol Chemistry

Laser Microprobe

Research Facilities

T han ks for visiting us..

For Ph. D applications pl. contact. Head, Academic services, P. Sharma phone 26314869
and for other information contact area chariman Prof. M. M. Sarin

phone 26314306

Planetary and Geosciences Division,
Physical Research Laboratory, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad-380009 India.
Phone : (91)(079)26314000 or 26314100
Fax : (91)(079)26314900
- maintained by Ramakant R. Mahajan.