Regional Stratigraphy

A.Y. 2015/2016
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
82
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il corso si propone di fornire una visione generale sull'evoluzione stratigrafica del Sud-Alpino dall'Ordoviciano all' Olocene.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Field activity: 50 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Erba Elisabetta
Syllabus
The course of Regional Stratigraphy is subdivided in 3CFU of lectures and 3CFU of field trip excursions.
3CFU lectures: methods and techniques. Detailed stratigraphic evolution of the Southern Alps from Ordovician to Holocene. Paleogeographic implication. Biota evolution. Correlations to the main structural Tethyan-Mediterranean domains will be also presented and discussed.
3CFU of field trip excursions.
- 3 daily excursions in the Lombardian Basin;
- a six-day field trip in the Dolomites or Carnia areas.
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)