BASIN ANALYSIS

Second cycle degree in GEOLOGY AND TECHNICAL GEOLOGY

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: MASSIMILIANO ZATTIN

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of some courses of the first semester (Applied geophysics, Micropaleontology, Applied geochemistry)
Examination methods: Written examination
Course unit contents: 1) The foundations of sedimentary basins; classification and plate tectonics.
2) Basins due to lithospheric stretching: rifts and passive margins.
3) Basins due to lithospheric flexure: foredeep, foreland, buckling.
4) Dynamic topography.
5) Strike-slip and pull-apart basins.
6) Subsidence and thermal history.
7) Appication to petroleum industry.