Geology of Greece

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ / Geology of Greece
CodeNGGG 701Y
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600019060

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses748

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
•Understanding the geological structure and evolution of the Hellenic Orogen in the geological time. •Learning the tectonostratigraphy of the geotectonic zones of the Hellenides. •Understanding the geotectonic importance of the geotectonic zones in the Hellenic Orogen and the broader alpine orogenetic system in Europe and Asia. •Understanding the potential economical impact of the individual geotectonic belts. •Understanding the evolution of the broader geotectonic environment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
•Greece in the frame of the world geotectonic system. •Geotectonic zones of Greece. •Detailed description (lithostratigraphy, magmatism, tectonic structure) of the Hellenic hinterland, the internal Hellenides zones and the external Hellenides zones. •Post-alpine formations of Greece. •Local geological subjects. •Geological cross sections of Greece. •General principles of Geodynamics – the geotectonic cycle. •Geotectonic evolution of the Tethyan orogenetic system in Greece.
Hellenides, geotectonic belts, hinterland, foreland, extension, compression
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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 page 2) The teacher communicates with students through email and Facebook 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Laboratory Work65
Written assigments15
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)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Εργαστηριακή Εξέταση με κατασκευή γεωλογικών τομών/Ηλεκτρονική Εξέταση-υποβολή εργασιών σχετικά με την άσκηση πεδίου (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεωλογία και γεωτεκτονική εξέλιξη της Ελλάδας Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 25008 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2010 Συγγραφείς: Μουντράκης Δημοσθένης ISBN: 978-960-12-1970-7 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS - ΑΝΩΝΥΜΟΣ ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑ ΓΡΑΦΙΚΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΩΝ
Additional bibliography for study
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