Geology

A.Y. 2014/2015
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Conseguire una conoscenza dei meccanismi base di funzionamento del sistema Terra.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Practicals: 32 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Syllabus
Evolution of the solar system; evolution of the atmosphere; atmospheric circulation; oceanic circulation; continental depositional environments: rivers, deserts, glacial; deep and shallow marine depositional environments; Earthquakes; Volcanoes; Internal structure of the Earth and the Earth's magnetic field; Fundamentals of plate tectonics; Stratigraphy: biostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, chemostratigraphy, astrostratigraphy; Numerical dating; Geology of Italy.

Laboratory: Geologic maps and geologic profiles; description of sedimentary rocks.
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi