Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΧΡΟΝΟΛΟΓΗΣΕΙΣ / Geochronology
CodeNGMO 522Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorChristos Stergiou
Course ID600019039

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma Geōlogías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses533
TEKTONIKĪ GEŌLOGIA KAI STRŌMATOGRAFIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)533
ORYKTOLOGIA - PETROLOGIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)533
KOITASMATOLOGIA - OIKONOMIKĪ GEŌLOGIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)533

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
• To understand the basic principles of relative and absolute age determination. • To understand the principal isotope systematics used in geochronology and how they are applied to radiometric dating. • To obtain an understanding the isotopic analytical techniques involved. • To acquire basic knowledge of the different isotopic methods used in radiometric dating and the underlying geochemical principles. • To choose between the different dating techniques. • To acquire the basic knowledge on the interpretation and evaluation of radiometric ages.
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)
• Geology and time • Relative age determination • Absolute age determination • Atoms-Isotopes-Radioactivity • Methods of analysis-Mass spectrometer • Rb-Sr Method • K-Ar and Ar-Ar methods • U-Pb method • Sm-Nd method • C-14 method • Re-Os method • Case studies • Exercises
Dating of rocks, Dating of geological processes, isotopes, Geochronology of rocks in Greece
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web pag 2) The teacher communicates with students through email 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment20
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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