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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
Course unit
MINERALOGY AND GEOLOGY
AG01106135, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
AG0059, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MINERALOGY AND GEOLOGY
Website of the academic structure http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge DARIO VISONA'

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines GEO/07 Petrology and Petrography 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 2.0 16 34.0 2
Lecture 4.0 32 68.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2019 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
10 Commissione a.a. 2019/20: dal 01/03/2020 01/03/2020 30/11/2020 MARZOLI ANDREA (Presidente)
BARTOLI OMAR (Membro Effettivo)
MARITAN LARA (Supplente)
9 Commissione a.a. 2019/20: fino al 29/02/2020 01/12/2019 29/02/2020 MARITAN LARA (Presidente)
BARTOLI OMAR (Membro Effettivo)
CESARE BERNARDO (Supplente)
8 Commissione a.a. 2018/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 MARITAN LARA (Presidente)
BARTOLI OMAR (Membro Effettivo)
CESARE BERNARDO (Supplente)
7 Commissione a.a. 2017/18 01/12/2017 30/11/2018 VISONA' DARIO (Presidente)
CESARE BERNARDO (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZOLI CLAUDIO (Supplente)
MEYZEN CHRISTINE MARIE (Supplente)
6 Commissione a.a. 2016/17 01/12/2016 30/11/2017 VISONA' DARIO (Presidente)
CESARE BERNARDO (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZOLI CLAUDIO (Supplente)
MEYZEN CHRISTINE MARIE (Supplente)

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: The student will learn about the internal structure of the Earth, of its geodynamics, and of the main constituents of its crust: minerals and rocks.
Concerning minerals, the student will learn about the properties and classification of the main rock-forming silicates.
Conerning rocks, he/she will learn about the petrogenetic processes and the classification, based on hand-specimen recognition, of the main types of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
Course unit contents: The internal structure of the Earth and Plate tectonics.
Minerals. Crystal lattice. Physical properties of minerals
Silicates and their classification
Rocks. Rock types and their genesis.
Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary rocks.
Recognition and classification of common rock types
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Grotzinger e Jordan, CAPIRE LA TERRA.. --: Zanichelli, --.