Facies Analysis

A.Y. 2015/2016
6
Max ECTS
52
Overall hours
SSD
GEO/02
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Fornire strumenti per l'interpretazione di base di strutture, facies ed ambienti sedimentari
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Facies Analysis
The course focuses on the description an interpretation of physical processes controlling the formation of sedimentary rocks (weathering, erosion, transport, deposition and lithification). Attention will be paid to sedimentation in different depositional environments (marine and continental). Definition and operative use of facies and facies classifications in Sedimentary Geology.
The course consist of class work and field excursions.
GEO/02 - STRATIGRAPHY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY - University credits: 6
Practicals: 12 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Felletti Fabrizio
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