Geotectonic Evolution of the Broader Greek Area

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ ΕΞΕΛΙΞΗ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΥ ΧΩΡΟΥ / Geotectonic Evolution of the Broader Greek Area
CodeGGG 871Y
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAlexandros Chatzipetros
Course ID40001752

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful consummation of the lecture, the students will: 1. know the geotectonic evolution of the Hellenic orogen, the connection of the Helloenic orogen with the geological zones and the Geology of the Greece surrounding countries (Northern and Eastern), as well as the position of teh Hellenides in the global geotectonic map. 2. learn the several views of the re3searches, on the question, how did develooped the Hellenides in the geological time, so that to understand the students the complexity of a research work, as well as the complexity of the evolution of the Hellenic orogen. 3. be exercised in the forming of geological cross-sections of true geological maps of the Hellenides for the better understand of the theoretical knowledge during the lecteures.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Comparative orogenic evolution of Hellenides. Views and models proposed for the geotectonic evolution of Hellenides in the broader Mediterranean. Neotectonic evolution and recent tectonic regime of the Hellenic arc.
orogen, lithosphairic plates, Neo- Paleo Tethys, ophiloites
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • power point
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Student Assessment
written exams and assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Γεωλογία και γεωτεκτονική εξέλιξη της Ελλάδας, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 25008, Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2010, Συγγραφείς: Μουντράκης Δημοσθένης, ISBN: 978-960-12-1970-7 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Geologie Griechenlands, 1988, V. Jacobshagen, Gebrueder Borntraeger 2. The igneous rocks of Greece, 2002, G. Pe-Piper & D.J.W. Piper, Gebrueder Borntraeger
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