Stratigraphy and Historical Geology

Course Information
TitleΣΤΡΩΜΑΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΚΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ / Stratigraphy and Historical Geology
CodeGGG 538Y
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Syridis
Course ID40001739

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
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)
Required Courses
  • GGG 105Y Introduction to Geology
Learning Outcomes
They can: -describe a narural geologigal section or a drilling and to divide it in units according to the lithology -date the beds with the included fossils and divide them in biozones -correlate the various sections of a small or wider area -give the synoptic stratigraphic column of the area -conclude the geological history and evolution of the area -know the evolution of the earth from its birth till now -know the palaeogeographic evolution of the earth -know the organisms lived in each geological period -know the various geological events of each geological period -know the climatic conditions of the verious periods
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Stratification. Unconformities. Lithostratigraphy. Biostratigraphy. Chronostratigraphy. Geochronology. Stratigraphic Correlation. Phases. Study of all geological periods. (palaeogeography, palaeontology, palaeobiogeography, tectonic events, palaeoclimatology).
Litho-, Bio-, Chrono- stratigraphy, Geochronology, Correlation, Historical geology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Lessons as power-point Excersices in electonic form
Course Organization
Laboratory Work260.9
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μαθήματα στρωματογραφίας, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 17383, Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2008 Συγγραφείς: Κουφός Γεώργιος Δ., ISBN: 978-960-12-1756-7, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε. ΣΤΡΩΜΑΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 4869, Έκδοση: 1η/2001, Συγγραφείς: ΚΑΡΑΚΙΤΣΙΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ, ISBN: 960-263-095-7, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΒΑΣΙΛΑΚΟΥ ΙΦΙΓΕΝΕΙΑ &ΣΙΑ Ε.Ε.
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