Regional Stratigraphy

A.Y. 2017/2018
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
84
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Fornire gli elementi base per la comprensione e l'uso dei principali strumenti stratigrafici, integrando aspetti teorici e pratici

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Practicals: 36 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
Syllabus
STRATIGRAPHY AND PRACTICALS
Physical stratigraphy: events and their identification in the geological record. Sequence stratigraphy: concepts and applications in different settings and data sets (outcrop, seismic lines). Sequence stratigraphy and chronostratigraphy. Methods for the interpretation of seismic lines (theoretical and practical).
Paleomagnetism and magnetostratigraphy: physical principles and applications.
Cyclostratigraphy: analyses of cyclic signals and applications in stratigraphy. Chemostratigraphy: basic principles of Oxygen and Carbon stable isotopes and stratigraphic applications. Paleomagnetism and magnetostratigraphy: physical principles and applications. Chronostratigraphy. Geochronologic Timescale. Astrochronologiccal Timescale.
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi