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CODE 80270
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • Earth Sciences 8763 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • GEOLOGY 2 80270 2022
  • Earth Sciences 8763 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • GEOLOGY 2 80270 2022
  • Earth Sciences 8763 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • GEOLOGY 2 80270 2022
MODULES Questo insegnamento è composto da:
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).