General Geology; Sedimentary Petrology.
Oral communication using multimedia tools in theoretical teaching. Cooperative work in small groups (maximum of 3 tudents each) in practical laboratory and field work.
1. Knowledge and ability to understand: structure observation and understanding of sedimentological objects on different scales of integration, encouraging the use of current models in the understanding of ancient sediments.
2. Knowledge application and understanding: to collect, analyze, synthesize and process sedimentological information, emphasizing its use and integration into models.
3. Judgment / decision making: to conduct field- and labwork responsibly and safely, adopting attitudes that minimize environmental impacts and value the geological record.
4. Communication: preparing, processing, interpreting and communicating sedimentological information using relevant bibliographical sources, proper discourse and appropriate analytical tools.
5. Self-learning skills: furthering autonomy and the use of existing learning resources.
1. Fundamental concepts and principles of Sedimentology. Applications of Sedimentology.
2. Transport processes and sedimentary structures.
3. Environments and facies.
4. Sediment sources and continental environments: present models and identification in the geologic record.
5. Transitional environments: present models and identification in the geologic record.
5. Marine environments: present models and identification in the geologic record.
5. From sediment to rock - post-depositional transformations.
Rui Paulo Bento Pena dos Reis
Laboratory work or Field work: 35.0%
NICHOLS, G. (1999) - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy. Blackwell Science, 355 p.
MIALL, A. D. (1985) - Principles of sedimentary basin analysis. Springer-Verlag, 490 p.
SELLEY, R. C. (1988) - Applied sedimentology. Academic Press, 446 p.
TUCKER, M. E. (1991) - Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction. (Second Edition) Blackwell Scientific. 260 p.