Geology of Continental Quaternary Formations
Master's Degree in Archaeological Techniques, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 7701/2016 09/06/2016
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On completion of this unit the students should be familiar with the chronology and chronostratigraphy of the Quaternary and its methods of study, be able to identify the continental sediment deposits; describe the geomorphological properties of the deposits and respective stratigraphic sequences;...
Methods of study of quaternary events, geochronological elements, isotopic palaeoclimatology and palynological stratigraphy. Geomorphology and deposition on continental formations. Chronostratigraphy of continental and marine quaternary. Glaciations: causes and effects on Europe. Evolution of the physical environment and organisms in Europe.
- Butzer, K. (1982). Archaeology as human ecology.. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical classes supported by case study analysis.
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