Sedimentology and Ecology of Shelves

Lecturers: Rebecca Rendle-Bühring

Content:


Oceanography and sedimentary processes; Clastic systems and sediment supply
Ecosystem and management; Carbonate precipitation and factories; Transport and deposition
Modern carbonate systems, ecology, environmental control and sea level
Architecture of carbonate shelf systems
Clastic systems: Sea-level, sediment export and preservation potential
Round tabel meeting about projects
Exam

Competences:

Students are able to evaluate of conceptual sedimentation models for tropical and non-tropical carbonaceous and siliciclastic shelf settings

Assessment:

50% project report, 50% module oral exam

Exam Form:

Projektarbeitsbericht

Literature:

Handouts, scripts and specific literature will be provided

Contents:

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8th SWS: Oceanography and sedimentary processes; Clastic systems and sediment supply
9th SWS: Ecosystem and management; Carbonate precipitation and factories; Transport and deposition
10th SWS: Modern carbonate systems, ecology, environmental control and sea level
11th SWS: Architecture of carbonate shelf systems
12th SWS: Clastic systems: Sea-level, sediment export and preservation potential
13th SWS: Round tabel meeting about projects
14th SWS: Exam



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