Field Mapping

Course Information
TitleΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΗΣΕΙΣ ΥΠΑΙΘΡΟΥ / Field Mapping
CodeGGG 649Υ
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAlexandros Chatzipetros
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001744

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600139155
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Good basic geological knowledge of petrology, stratigraphy, structural geology, sedimentology, geomorphology and paleontology.
Learning Outcomes
The students will be able to: 1. Identify the boundaries between the theory and praxis and better understand the significance of the interpretation on the geological survey. 2. Obtain practical skills about orienting and recording geological data in the field. 3. Identify and hierarchy the geological processes in space and time through their own geological mapping and field observations. 4. Read and construct their own geological map and geological cross-sections.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Field Geology. Student's practice and training on the geological mapping in the field. Safety in the field. Methods of mapwork, use of compass and solution of geological problems in the field. Construction of geological maps and cross-sections in the field. Report of geological mapping.
Keywords
Geological Mapping, Compass, Instruments, Field, Mapping Techniques, Orienting
Educational Material Types
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Field excursions for geological mapping
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Fieldwork
Project
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Quality Management System of the Quality Assurance Unit (MODIP).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Tranos, D. Markos (2011). Geological Mapping-Geological Maps and Cross-Sections University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 306pp.
Last Update
01-06-2014