Academic Catalog

GEOE304 IGNEOUS AND METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY

Course Code: 5640304
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. KAAN SAYIT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640210
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE304 IGNEOUS AND METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY .

Course Content

Modal and chemical classification of igneous rocks. The genesis and evolution of magmas, magma generation at different tectonic settings. Igneous rock suites. Metamorphic reactions and metamorphic assemblages. Thermotectonic modeling and interpretation of plate tectonic settings of metamorphism. Field studies of metamorphic and igneous rocks.