Quaternary geology

Definition of the Quaternary
Climatic changes in the Quaternary: reasons, proxies, impact of climatic changes on evolution of fauna and flora
Quaternary stratigraphy: “alpine” stratigraphy, isotope stratigraphy, climatochronology, correlation of marine and terrestrial stratigraphy, tools and methods
Relative methods (stratigraphis, palaeontological, geomorphological, pedological, petrographical, sedimentological)
Absolute methods in Quaternary studies: basic concepts, usability, materials
Main sedimentary environments in Quaternary: classification, characteristic rocks and facies, geomorphological characteristics, glacial environments, glaciers (volumes, dynamics,… ), glaciofluvial deposits; periglacial environments, cave environments, Quaternary environments of Slovenia
Evolution of Human and Pleistocene archaeology, correlation of geological and archaeological stratigraphy
Anthropogenic impact on environment and climatic changes
Application of Quaternary studies

Geology (UN)

LevelYearSemesterETCS
1243

Hours

LecturesSeminarsPractiseOtherΣ
30001545

Staff

TeacherTomislav Popit
Andrej Šmuc
Assistant
Technician

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