Introduction to Seismology

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΣΕΙΣΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Introduction to Seismology
CodeGGP 211Y
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Hatzidimitriou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001780

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600139184
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
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)
Learning Outcomes
1)LEARNING AND UNDERSTANDING THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF EARHQUAKE SEISMOLOGY, PHYSICS OF ELASTICITY PARAMETERS AND SEISMIC WAVE GENERATION AND PROPAGATION, ESIMATION OF EARTHQUAKE SOURCE PARAMETERS (EPICENTER LOCATION,MAGNITUDE). 2)UNDERSTANDING THE PHYSICS OF EARTHQUAKE GENERATION 3)PREDICTION AND SPACE-TIME DISTRIBUTION. ESTIMATION OF SEISMICITY PARAMETERS.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
ELASTICITY AND SEISMIC WAVES, BODY WAVES, SURFACE WAVES, SEISMIC RECORDING INSTRUMENTS, SEISMIC WAVE PROPAGATION (CRUST, MANTLE, CORE), SEISMOMETRY,SEISMIC SOURCE PARAMETER ESTIMATION, EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE, SPACE-TIME DISTRIBUTION OF EARTHQUAKES, EARTHQUAKE GENERATION AND EARTHQUAKE PREDICTION, MACROSEISMIC EFFECTS OF EARTHQUAKES.
Keywords
Seismology, earhquakes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page. 2) The teacher communicates with students through e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures491.6
Laboratory Work491.6
Total983.3
Student Assessment
Description
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1Α. "ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΣΕΙΣΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ", Β. ΠΑΠΑΖΑΧΟΣ, Γ. ΚΑΡΑΚΑΙΣΗΣ, Π. ΧΑΤΖΗΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ,ΣΕΛ. 517, 2005. 1Β. "ΣΕΙΣΜΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΜΕΤΡΑ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑΣ", Β. ΠΑΠΑΖΑΧΟΣ ΚΑΙ Ι. ΔΡΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ, ΣΕΛ. 109, 1992. 2."ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΗ ΣΕΙΣΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ", ΤΟΜΟΣ Α ΚΑΙ Β, Α. ΤΣΕΛΕΝΤΗΣ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΠΑΣΩΤΗΡΙΟΥ, ΑΘΗΝΑ, 1997.
Additional bibliography for study
ΣΤΑ ΒΙΒΛΙΑ ΔΙΝΟΝΤΑΙ ΛΙΣΤΕΣ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΑΣ (ΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΣΤΟ ΠΡΩΤΟ ΣΥΓΓΡΑΜΑ ΔΙΝΕΤΑΙ Η ΒΑΣΙΛΟΤΕΡΗ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΑΝΑ ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟ)
Last Update
18-06-2015