Facies analysis

A.A. 2012-13

Facies Analysis: the course focuses on the description an interpretation of physical processes controlling the formation of sedimentary rocks (weathering, erosion, transport, deposition and lithification). Attention will be paid to sedimentation in different depositional environments (marine and continental). Definition and operative use of facies and facies classifications in Sedimentary Geology.
The course consists of class work and field excursions.

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Field trip 2012. Capanna Lago Nero (BG)

Cross-bedding, Varallo Pombia (NW, Italy)

Cross-bedding, Varallo Pombia (NW, Italy)

Cross-bedding, Varallo Pompia

Cross-bedding, Varallo Pompia

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