651-4150-00L  Sedimentary Rocks and Processes

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeV. Picotti, S. Willett
Periodizität2-jährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
KommentarGeography and Earth System Sciences students UZH may attend this field course at full costs (no subsidies).

No registration through myStudies. The registration for excursions and field courses goes through http://exkursionen.erdw.ethz.ch only.

KurzbeschreibungStudents will be trained for 10 days in the field analysis of sedimentary rocks. They will learn how to measure sections, they will combine facies analysis with analysis of sedimentary structures in the field. The area of study selected for this course changes from year to year.
LernzielThe students will be able to analyse and describe marine sedimentary rocks in the field and they will be able to reconstruct their depositional setting.
InhaltThe students will learn how to analyze sedimentary rocks in the field. The field course will include investigations of marine carbonates and siliciclastics in an alpine setting.
LiteraturWill be distributed before the course
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesBSc in Earth Sciences
Some experience in geological field mapping (Geological Field Course 1 and 2 or equivalent)