Metamorphic Petrology

Course Information
TitleΠΕΤΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΜΕΤΑΜΟΡΦΩΜΕΝΩΝ ΠΕΤΡΩΜΑΤΩΝ / Metamorphic Petrology
CodeGMO 425Y
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorLamprini Papadopoulou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001839

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600139220
Type of the Course
  • 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)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • GMO 212Y Petrogenetic Minerals
Learning Outcomes
• Understanding the basic concepts of metamorphic petrology • Learning the types of metamorphic rocks and their chemical and mineralogical composition • Understanding the relations between metamorphism and tectonics
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Fundamental principles. Compositional groups. Origin of metamorphic rocks. Factors of metamorphism. Types of metamorphism. Classification of metamorphic rocks. Grades of metamorphism. Mineralogy of metamorphic rocks. Graphical representation of the mineral parageneses. Thermal metamorphism. Regional metamorphism. Geotectonic regimes of regional metamorphism. Migmatites. Oceanic metamorphism. Burial metamorphism. Dynamic metamorphism.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory 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 and facebook.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Laboratory Work260.9
Fieldwork20.1
Total541.8
Student Assessment
Description
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΕΤΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΜΕΤΑΜΟΡΦΩΜΕΝΩΝ ΠΕΤΡΩΜΑΤΩΝ, ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΑΔΗΣ ΣΑΡΑΝΤΗΣ,Έκδοση: 1/1988
Last Update
24-07-2013