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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences


Details of Courses

COURSE TITLE: Stratigraphy and Chronology
LECTURERS: Prof. K. Mezger, PD Dr. S. Spezzaferri
SCOPE:Using sedimentary and biological record of the Earth to develop a time line
ECTS Credits:2.0
FREQUENCY:biennially in spring semester, held in even years
CONTENTS: Development and application of quantitive methods of time measurement to reconstruct Earth`s history from the sediments
ASSESSMENT:written examination

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.


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University of Fribourg | Dépt. Géosciences ; Ch. du Musée 6 - Pérolles ; CH-1700 Fribourg |
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  • Fribourg: TEM and Spectroscopic Methods, B. Grobety (ST.0521). This course newly takes place in autumn, even years, next time HS2016!
  • X-Ray Powder Diffraction: This course will newly take place in spring semester annually (16-18.03.2016)
  • Environmental- and Limnologeology: this course will take place in FS 16 again, thereafter in spring semester even years.
  • Applied Geology: Oil Exploration, Mo 9-16h, 9-11., 16.11., 23.11., ST. 0502, registration in Gestens.

New courses from FS16: