The course concerns the identification and classification of sedimentary rocks, sedimentary processes and environments, and the relationship between sedimentary rocks and plate tectonics.
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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.
Blatt, H. Tracy, R., Owens, 2005
Petrology, Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic, 3rd Rev.
Ed., Palgrave Macmillan
Senior lecturer, docent, Ore geology
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