GEOLOGIA E GEORISORSE

Degree course: 
Corso di Second cycle degree in ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
2
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Credits: 
4
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
40
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (24 hours), Exercise (16 hours)
Requirements: 

Basic knowledge of chemistry, physics and geology

Final Examination: 
Orale

Oral examination. 1 report including both excursion topics is mandatory for the examination. Each evaluation will consider the clearness of the answers (40%), completeness of information in the reports (30%) and competence in evaluating and answering (30%).

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

This course aims to give an economic view to geology, with a particular focus on Georesources, Petroleum and Geothermal Geology.

Minerals and rocks; Geological evolution of the Earth; Geology of sedimentary basins; Petroleum geology; Geothermal geology. 2 field excursions on the geology and georesources of the Southern Alps are also organized and are mandatory for the final examination.

Metalli e Minerali industriali – Luciano Brigo e Fabio Montanari; Aracne editrice
Pianeta Pietra – Piero Primavori; Giorgio Zusi Editore
Introduction to Ore-Forming Processes – Laurence Robb; Blackwell Publishing
Geologia degli Idrocarburi – Pier Federico Barnaba; Brussola Editoriale
Geothermal Energy System – Ernst Huenges; Wiley-Vhc

Frontal Lessons (24 hours); 2 daily field excursions (16 hours)

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