Objectives

Educational goals: The course will teach to the students the basics of field mapping.

Learning ouctomes: The student will learn how to use the geological compass, to recognize the most common rocks and to map them.

Channels

NESSUNA CANALIZZAZIONE

EUGENIO AMBROGIO MARIA CARMINATI EUGENIO AMBROGIO MARIA CARMINATI   Teacher profile

Programme

Learning of fundamentals of geological mapping in the field. 40 hours

Adopted texts

Bosellini A., Mutti E., Ricci Lucchi F. -Rocce e successioni sedimentarie. (1995) ed. utet.
Tucker M. –Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction. ( 1981)Blakwells
Nichols G. Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (1999) Wiley-Blacwell

Prerequisites

Knowledge acquired in GEOLOGIA I MODULO I. From Geografia fisica con elementi di Cartografia e GIS: reading of topographic maps and basics of use of GIS.

Study modes

The teaching will be provided in the field

Exam modes

A practical test will be performed by the students during the field work and will be based on the field work techniques, on the stratigraphic successions observed in the field and on tectonic structures. Students that will not be able to attend the field work will perform a similar test at Sapienza University. For more info please contact Prof. Sabina Bigi (Sabina.bigi@uniroma1.it)

MARCO BRANDANO MARCO BRANDANO   Teacher profile

Programme

Introduction to rocks. Fundamental of plate tectonics. How to use a geological compass.

Learning of fundamentals of geological mapping in the field

Adopted texts

Bosellini A., Mutti E., Ricci Lucchi F. -Rocce e successioni sedimentarie. (1995) ed. utet.
Tucker M. –Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction. ( 1981) Blackwell
Nichols G. Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (1999) Wiley-Blackwell

Bibliography

Bosellini A., Mutti E., Ricci Lucchi F. -Rocce e successioni sedimentarie. (1995) ed. utet. Tucker M. –Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction. ( 1981) Blackwell Nichols G. Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (1999) Wiley-Blackwell

Prerequisites

High-school knowledge of Geography, Physiscs and Chemistry

Study modes

Frontal lessons, practice, natural laboratory (field work)

Exam modes

A practical test will be performed by the students during the field work and will be based on the field work techniques, on the stratigraphic successions observed in the field and on tectonic structures. Students that will not be able to attend the field work will perform a similar test at Sapienza University. For more info please contact Prof. Sabina Bigi (Sabina.bigi@uniroma1.it)

Exam reservation date start Exam reservation date end Exam date
01/04/2021 06/04/2021 08/04/2021
02/06/2021 16/06/2021 21/06/2021
01/07/2021 09/07/2021 12/07/2021
25/08/2021 03/09/2021 06/09/2021
10/09/2021 20/09/2021 23/09/2021
01/11/2021 05/11/2021 09/11/2021
15/01/2022 21/01/2022 26/01/2022

SABINA BIGI SABINA BIGI   Teacher profile

Programme

Introduction to rocks. Fundamental of plate tectonics. How to use a geological compass. 8 hours

Learning of fundamentals of geological mapping in the field. 40 hours

Adopted texts

Bosellini A., Mutti E., Ricci Lucchi F. -Rocce e successioni sedimentarie. (1995) ed. utet.
Tucker M. –Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction. ( 1981)Blakwells
Nichols G. Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (1999) Wiley-Blacwell

Prerequisites

Knowledge acquired in GEOLOGIA I MODULO I. From Geografia fisica con elementi di Cartografia e GIS: reading of topographic maps and basics of use of GIS.

Study modes

8 hours will be tought in the class. The rest of the teaching will be provided in the field.

Exam modes

A practical test will be performed by the students during the field work and will be based on the field work techniques, on the stratigraphic successions observed in the field and on tectonic structures. Students that will not be able to attend the field work will perform a similar test at Sapienza University. For more info please contact Prof. Sabina Bigi (Sabina.bigi@uniroma1.it)

Course sheet
  • Academic year: 2020/2021
  • Curriculum: Curriculum unico
  • Year: First year
  • Semester: Second semester
  • Parent course:
    1052090 - GEOLOGY I
  • SSD: GEO/03
  • CFU: 3
Activities
  • Attività formative caratterizzanti
  • Ambito disciplinare: Ambito geologico-paleontologico
  • Lecture (Hours): 8
  • Other (Hours): 40
  • CFU: 3.00
  • SSD: GEO/03