Sedimentary basin analysis and sequence stratigraphy

Course Information
TitleΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ ΙΖΗΜΑΤΟΓΕΝΩΝ ΛΕΚΑΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΣΤΡΩΜΑΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΑΚΟΛΟΥΘΙΩΝ / Sedimentary basin analysis and sequence stratigraphy
CodeNGGG 735Ε
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAngelos Maravelis
Course ID600019074

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses744
TEKTONIKĪ GEŌLOGIA KAI STRŌMATOGRAFIAElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization744

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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
1.Understand how the sedimentary basins are formed under different geotectonic regimes. 2.Understand how the Accommodation Space is changing during the geotectonic evolution of a basin. 3.Understand and recognize terms and techniques of sequence stratigraphy. e.g., System Tracts, Sequence Boundary, etc. 4.Recognize and use various diagrams (Chronostrtigraphic Charts – Wheeler Diagrams) and determine the filling history of a basin.
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
•The state of the Lithosphere and its influence to Sedimentary Basin Formation •Pull-apart Basins – Lithospheric Stretching •Compressional Basins •Strike-slip Basins. •Other types of Basins, e.g., Lithospheric Sagging etc. •Interpretational tools in Sequence Stratigraphy •System Tracts •Recognition of Sequence Boundaries •Composition and Interpretation of Chronostratigraphic charts and Wheeler diagrams
Basin Analysis, Sequence Statigraphy, SystemsTracts, Sequence Boundary, Sesmic Stratigraphy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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
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, e-learning 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Laboratory Work39
Written assigments9
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 Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
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