Course Information
TitleΝΕΟΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ / Neotectonics
CodeNGGG 628E
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAlexandros Chatzipetros
Course ID600019056

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses633
TEKTONIKĪ GEŌLOGIA KAI STRŌMATOGRAFIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)633
EFARMOSMENĪ GEŌLOGIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)633
GEŌFYSIKĪElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)633

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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 importance of Neotectonics and its distinction from Structural Geology. • Understanding the methods of Neotectonics with emphasis on Active Tectonics • Identification of neotectonics and active structures in maps and in the field • Understanding of the importance of Neotectonic applications • Understanding the link between Active Tectonics and Seismology
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Quantitative and qualitative neotectonics analysis • Analysis and relative dating of microstructures • Brittle tectonics (fault systems, segmentation, 3D structure) • Active faults • Morphotectonics • Paleoseismology and archeoseismology • Earthquake geology • Case studies of active fault zones worldwide • Neogene and Quaternary deformation stages in Greece • Neotectonic evolution of Greece and the broader Mediterranean area • Applied Neotectonics and neotectonics mapping • Exercises and applications of neotectonics in technical studies • Methods of faulting hazard assessment • Use of relevant computer applications
Neotectonic deformation, basins, seismotectonic, active faults, Seismic geology
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, e-learning platform and social media 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment4
Written assigments8
Student Assessment
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 (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Νεοτεκτονική, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 17415, Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./1986 Συγγραφείς: Παυλίδης Σπυρίδων, Μουντράκης Δημοσθένης Μ., ISBN: 978-960-12-0452-9, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε. 2. Γεωλογία των σεισμών, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 17178,Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2003, Συγγραφείς: Παυλίδης Σπύρος Β., ISBN: 978-960-12-1238-8, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις διδάσκοντα
Last Update