Academic Catalog

GEOE417 METAMORPHIC PETROGRAPHY

Course Code: 5640417
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: Prof.Dr. MEHMET CEMAL GNCOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640210
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE417 METAMORPHIC PETROGRAPHY .

Course Content

Classification and description of common metamorphic rock types in hand specimens and under the microscope. Textures and structures of metamorphic rocks. Concepts of metamorphic zones and facies. Metamorphic rock associations. Metamorphic rocks and global tectonics.