The course covers 1) classification and identification of metamorphic rocks, 2)genesis of metamorphic rocks, 3) deformation, 4) chemical transport in metamorphic systems, and 5) how metamorphic petrology can be used as a tool to further our understanding of plate tectonic processes.
For more information see the course home page at: www.tellus.geo.su.se
The course is to a 100% a distant learning course. You may start anytime and follow the course in your own pace. No specific schedule is therefore provided.
Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:
A = Excellent
B = Very good
C = Good
D = Satisfactory
E = Sufficient
Fx = Insufficient
F = Entirely insufficient
The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
C. Klein and A. Philpotts, 2012
Earth Materials: Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology
Cambridge University Press
Professor of Geochemistry and petrology
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