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Quaternary geology

Code: 63329
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Aleksandar Mezga
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English level:


All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Quaternary stratigraphy. Research methods (field methods: study of outcrops, excavations), laboratory methods. Dating methods (radiometric, paleo(thermo) luminescence, paleomagnetism). Quaternary paleogeography, environments (glacial, proglacial, periglacial, non-glacial: fluvial, lacustrine, marsh, Aeolian, cave) and facies. Glaciation models, causes of glaciations, glaciated areas (continental, marine). Deglaciation models, glacioisostatic rebound, eustacy. Quaternary flora and fauna (continental, marine, cave).

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding of the essential features, processes, materials, history and the development of the Earth and life during the Quaternary geologic period.
Knowledge of the common terminology and nomenclature and the use of bibliography in Quaternary geology.
Basic ability to apply appropriate technology and use relevant methods in Quaternary geology.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Attended : Historical geology II
Attended : Sedimentary petrology
6. semester
Izborni kolegiji - Regular study - Geology
Consultations schedule: