Master’s studies

Syllabus for Rocks and Quaternary Deposits

Bergarter och jordarter

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1GV003
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Earth Science G1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), 3, 4, 5
  • Established: 2007-03-15
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2012-04-25
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 34, 2012
  • Entry requirements: Earth Science - Planet Earth 30 credits
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Content

The course gives an increased knowledge of minerals, rocks and Quaternary deposits. A two week field course concerns the geological mapping of rocks and Quaternary deposits. Laboratory practical classes include analysis of Quaternary deposits and an introduction to the microscopy of rock types. Training is given in both the understanding and the critical presentation of geological descriptions. The course includes subject specific training in presentation and scientific communication, with feedback and critical evaluation.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 08, 2013

  • Blatt, Harvey; Tracy, Robert J.; Owens, Brent E. Petrology : igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic

    3. ed.: New York: Freeman, cop 2006

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Eriksson, Jan Marklära

    1. uppl.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2011

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Lowe, J. John Walker, Michael J. C. Reconstructing quaternary environments

    2. ed.: Harlow: Longman, 1997

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Wenk, Hans-Rudolf; Bulakh, Andrei Glebovich Minerals : their constitution and origin

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Information

    Available here: http://www.swedgeo.se/upload/publikationer/Info/pdf/SGI-I1.pdf

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Metodik och jordartsindelning tillämpad vid geologisk kartering i skala 1:50 000.

    [Ny, omarb. uppl.]: Uppsala: Sveriges geologiska undersökning (SGU), 1994

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Wastenson, Leif; Fredén, Curt Sveriges nationalatlas. [Kartografiskt material] : Berg och jord

    1. utg.: Stockholm: Sveriges nationalatlas (SNA), 1994

    SNA webbatlas

    Find in the library

  • Utdelat material

    Institutionen för geovetenskaper,

Reading list revisions