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Structural Geology

The course provides basic knowledge in structural geology. You will learn how to identify and classify bedrock structures.

rock pick, swiss alps

After a completed course you should be able to measure, calculate and interpret structural data and to describe the deformation history. There is no fieldwork or excursion included in the distance course.

For more information see the course home page at:
www.tellus.geo.su.se

  • Course structure

    Assessment

    Examination 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.

  • 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.

    B. A. van der Pluijm and S. Marshak, 2010
    Earth Structure – An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics
    WW Norton & Co
    ISBN: 9780393117806

  • 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

    Uwe RingProfessor of Structural geology
    Uwe Ring
    uwe.ring@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 674 78 40 | Room: R435