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GEOLOGY 2

CODE 80270
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 11 cfu during the 2nd year of 8763 SCIENZE GEOLOGICHE (L-34) - GENOVA
  • LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • Earth Sciences 8763 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • EARTHQUAKES DYNAMICS 98685
    • INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGICAL MAPS 80251
    • GEOLOGICAL MAPPING 80250
    MODULES This unit is composed by:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim of the course is to enhance the knowledge of the brittle and ductile deformation of rocks, of sedimentary processes and sedimentary rocks, and to provide an overview of regional geology and of the relationships between tectonics and sedimentation. Main topics include: classification and description of folds and faults, introduction to kynematic indicators and shear zones, stress modeling, strain analysis, geodynamics and structures, elements of regional tectonics, transport and sedimentation processes, sedimentary structures, tectonically controlled sedimentary basins.

    PREREQUISITES

    The basic knowledge supplied by Fisica 1 and Geologia 1 courses are mandatory.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LAURA FEDERICO (President)

    MICHELE PIAZZA

    PAOLA CIANFARRA (President Substitute)

    DANILO MORELLI (President Substitute)

    NICOLA CORRADI (Substitute)

    LAURA CRISPINI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    GEOLOGY 2

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam consists of practical (solution of graphic exercises, compass usage, thin section analysis) and oral tests. The oral test consists in answering the questions asked by teachers on topics dealt with during the course.

    The final grade is given by the weighted average between the pratical and the oral tests. Two sessions will be available in the winter period (January-February) and four in the summer period (June, July, September).

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    24/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    25/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    14/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    13/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    16/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    04/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    19/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    01/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    24/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    14/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    13/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    04/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    19/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    01/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale