Sedimentology and Laboratory Analyses

Master'’s Degree in Archaeological Techniques
ECTS; º Ano, , 0,0 T + 0,0 PL + 0,0 TP + 0,0 P + 0,0 TC + 0,0 S + 0,0 E + 0,0 OT + 0,0 O


Not applicable.

The students should be able to understand the sedimentary processes and rock change and weathering, the diagenetic processes, identify the granulometry and nature of ballasts, be able to interpret sedimentary deposits and river dynamics.

Rock classification. Sedimentary processes. Rock alteration and decay. The sedimentary rocks. Diagenetic processes. Granulometry. The properties of ballasts. Interpretation of sedimentary deposits. River dynamics.

Evaluation Methodology
Thematic report (50%) and final interdisciplinary exam (50%)

- Friedmann, G. (1978). Priciples of sedimentology.. (Vol. 1). Nova York: Ed. Wiley & Sons
- Ricci Lucchi, F. (1980). Sedimentologia. (Vol. 1 a 3). Bologna: CLUEB

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical classes.

Software used in class