General entry requirements, second cycle
90 credits in Geoscience.
After the course the student will have an understanding of the chemistry of magmatic rocks in relation to plate tectonics, including the application of major and trace element data and isotopes in classification and petrogenetic interpretations. Have an understanding of sedimentary basins in relation to plate tectonics and metamorphic processes during regional metamorphism. The student will also be familiar with regional geology and the evolution of the bedrock in Sweden from a plate tectonic perspective.
Melting, fractionation and crystallization of magma
Discrimination diagrams for tectonic setting
Isotopes and petrogenesis
Sedimentary environments and sedimentary facies
Metamorphic assemblages, reactions and equilibrium
Geothermometry and geobarometry
Rock forming processes in relation to plate tectonics
Regional geologywith focus on the Fennoscandian Shield
practicals and project work
Written exam at the end of the course.
and project work.
Students who have failed an examination on five occasions will not be allowed further resits.
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