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Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

The course deals with igneous and metamorphic petrology including the classification of igneous and metamorphic rocks, magmatic and metamorphic processes and their relationships with plate tectonic processes.

The course includes optical microscopy, phase diagrams and fieldwork.

Course period Spring 2022: February 17–March 21 (incorrect study period in the right column).

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    J. D. Winter, 2013
    Principles of igneous and metamorphic petrology
    Pearson New International Edition
    ISBN10: 1292021535
    ISBN13: 9781292021539

  • Course reports

    Course evaluations allow the possibility to affect and take responsibility for your own learning and gives important information for our work with pedagogical development.

    It's important that all students complete the course evaluations after each course, it gives the Department the opportunity to improve the courses' quality.

    The course evaluation is composed of a number of questions and specific questions for each course. If you, as a student, want to contribute with more course specific questions you may send them to studies@geo.su.se.

    If you haven't received the course evaluation for your finished course, or if you have other questions regarding course evaluations at IGV please contact studies@geo.su.se.

    Course evaluation = student's review of the course
    Course report = course leader's reflections about the review

  • Contact

    Victoria PeaseProfessor of Tectonics and magmatism
    Victoria Pease
    vicky.pease@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 674 73 21 | Room: R429