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Field course in glaciology

Code: 71937
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge:
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Field exercises 45
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Glacial landforms on south Velebit Mt. Glacial sediments and sedimentary bodies in Velika Paklenica Canyon: moraines, glaciofluvial sediments, glaciotectonics. Glacial sediments on Veliko Rujno: medial moraine, erratic blocks. Glacial sediments in Novigrad Sea: moraines, proglacial lacustrine sediments, ice-marginal sediments, paleosols, glaciofluvial sediments, permafrost.
Glacial sediments in Ravni Kotari: moraines, proglacial lacustrine sediments, glaciotectonics. Field research: mapping, logging, sampling of secondary calcite, sampling fossils

Learning outcomes:
Achievement of specific knowledge on the subject and competences for recognition and study of glacigenic, proglacial and periglacial sediments, competences for the study of sediments in field, lithofacial mapping, and competences for the interpretation of geological features and structures. Recognition of specific deformations induced by ice, recognition of glacial and periglacial landforms. Interpretation of geological history and climate changes.
  1. Evans D.J.A., Phillips E.R., Hiemstra J.F. & Auton C.A. (2006): Subglacial till: Formation, sedimentary characteristics and classification. Earth-Science Reviews 78, 115-176.
  2. Menzies J. (2002): Modern & Past Glacial Environments. 2nd ed. Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford
  3. Lowe J.J. & Walker M.J. (1997): Reconstructing Quaternary Environments. 2nd ed. Longman, Harlow
  4. Stepen, J. & Peter, G. (1991): Quaternary Sediments. John Wiley & Sons, London.
2. semester
Izborni kolegiji za smjer Geologija i paleontologija (ljetni semestar) - Regular study - Geology

4. semester
Izborni kolegiji za smjer Geologija i paleontologija (ljetni semestar) - Regular study - Geology
Consultations schedule: