GEOLOGY OF MOUNTAIN AREAS

Second cycle degree in FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2017)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: OMAR BARTOLI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Examination methods: The examination consists in a oral discussion
Course unit contents: - Plate tectonics
- Types of rocks: sedimentary rocks, magmatic rocks, metamorphic rocks
- Rock deformation and geological structures: folds, faults and joints
- The formation of mountains: orogenic styles
- The geology of Alps
- Erosion, mass wasting processes, weathering,glacial geomorphology,
- Geological maps and geological sections
- Field excursion