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GEOL1004 - Physical Sedimentology

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course aims to provide an understanding of the physical processes involved in sedimentary systems in order to improve the understanding of the formation of sedimentary structures and larger-scale sedimentary deposits.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
The course participant will obtain knowledge of: fluid mechanics of sediment transport, sedimentary rheology, settling and erosion of cohesive and non-cohesive sediments, mathematical modelling in sedimentology.

Skills
Be able to apply fluid mechanical and physical knowledge to interpretation of sedimentary deposits.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and practicals. Field work may be scheduled for a weekend.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the form of assessment may be changed from written to oral examination.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

TGB4165 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy or equivalent.

Course materials

Selected literature from textbooks and international journals.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3
No.of specialization hours: 7

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Geology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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