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GEOL1004 - Physical Sedimentology

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters
Term:  Autumn

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters
Term:  Spring

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 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: The student will be able to apply fluid mechanical and physical knowledge to interpretation of sedimentary deposits.

Learning methods and activities

Tutorial meetings and practicals. Field work may be scheduled for a weekend. The course is evaluated by a reference group.

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

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 2022

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

Examination

Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 2021-12-30
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-05-11 09:00
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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