GEORESOURCES

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
GEORISORSE
Course code
CM0448 (AF:230439 AR:111724)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6 out of 12 of GEOMORPHOLOGY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
GEO/08
Period
1st Semester
Course year
2
Where
VENEZIA
Moodle
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This course consists in gaining a general knowledge of the earth natural resources, the genesis of mineral deposits and energetic resources, and the environmental impacts related to their use. Applications and in-depth analysis by means of the stable isotope geochemistry are foreseen, in particular the one related to water resources and hydrocarbons.
Knowledge acquired during the bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences.
Classification of the main earth resources and their location in the Earth system. Basic knowledge of mineral formation. Fundamental resources (air, water and soil). Energy resources, fossil fuels, renewable and alternative resources. Mineral resources. Quarries (gravel and stone materials). Mines (mineral bodies and recovery). Technical gases. Applications of stable isotope geochemistry to hydrological resources and hydrocarbon studies.
Giuseppe Tanelli. Georisorse e ambiente. Aracne Editrice.

The frontal lessons in pdf /ppt formats and information materials will be available on the teacher website.
oral
The knowledge acquired during the course are tested by an oral exam. At the start of the examination the student presents (pptx presentation) an in-depth study on a selected topic among the ones developed during the lessons.
Frontal lessons.
Italian
  • Course with sustainable contents
  • University credits of sustainability: 6
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
Last update of the programme: 11/03/2017