872138 Geology exercises for UIW and FW


Type
Exercise course
Semester hours
1
Lecturer (assistant)
Straka, Wolfgang , Wriessnig, Karin , Lüthgens, Christopher , Gappmaier, Peter , Tichatschek, Anna
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Introduction to general mineralogy
Introduction to mineral identification
Special mineralogy: most important rock forming minerals and mineral groups
Silicates
Carbonates
Sulphates
Ore minerals etc.

Introduction to petrology
Magmatic rocks
Sedimentary rocks
Metamorphicrocks
.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students will be able to identify and recognice the most important rock forming minerals
They will know to use simple tests and characteristic featchers to identify the minerals
Participants will be able to identify and recognice the most important rocks and understand their properties and technical use
Weathering properties and weathering products of rocks will be known and understood
How is the influence of rock type and weathering to soil forming processes
Which rocks can we find in Austria
.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.