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EASC 215:Stratigraphy and Sedimentation

The course is divided up into three parts. The first part deals with the basic aspects of sedimentation and the formation of sedimentary rocks. This will provide the framework to interpret the processes of sedimentation responsible for forming different types...

EASC 214:Principles of Geochemistry

This course intends to familiarize students with the tools of geochemistry. These include the tools of thermodynamics, kinetics, aquatic chemistry, and trace element geochemistry. The course is divided into two parts. Part I covers the theory and application...

EASC 213:Geological Structures

Definitions, types, elements, scales and classification of structures. Primary and secondary structures. Fundamental principles of structural geology; petrofabrics; structural analyses; significance of structural geology in geological mapping and mining.

EASC 211:Natural Hazards and Disasters

The course is divided into two parts. Part I involves natural disasters and their environmental impact and covers earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, mass wasting, slope stability, floods, river management and human impact, subsidence, the greenhouse effect and...

EASC 210:Geological Field Methods I

This is a practical field-based course consisting of: (i) Lecture/practical sessions on geological mapping techniques, construction and interpretation of geological maps and cross-sections, field safety and welfare, and field trip planning and organisation. (...

EASC 104:Historical Geology

Historical Geology deals with the events that took place all over the world, throughout time. The syllabus covers the following topics: the structure of the Earth, the origin of the Universe, the origin of the Earth, and origin of the elements; the tempo of...

EASC 102:Geological Map Work

This course is mainly concerned with the interpretation of geological maps and the relationship between the landscape and underlying rocks. It covers the recognition and interpretation of geological structures from maps.

EASC 101:Physical Geology

Physical Geology is the science of the earth and the processes that are acting upon it. The course cover the following topics: minerals; volcanism and extrusive rocks; intrusive activities and origin of igneous rocks; weathering and soil; sediments,...

EASC 405:Hydrogeology

Groundwater and the hydrologic cycle, Groundwater resource evaluation, Well drilling methods, Well screens and methods of sediment size analysis, Water well design, Installation and removal of screens, Water well development, Well and pump maintenance and...

EASC 338:Earthquake Seismology and Disaster Risk Reduction

Lectures covers the following: earthquake seismology, earthquake mechanics, wave propagation, earth structure, instrumentation, interpretation of seismograms, focal mechanisms, faults, paleoseismology, seismotectonics, earthquake locations and magnitudes, etc...

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