Academic Catalog

GEOE433 MARINE GEOLOGY

Course Code: 5640433
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TEOMAN NURDDN NORMAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Physical and chemical environments of the oceans and related marine basins. Clastic and chemical processes of sedimentation. Types, distribution, rate of accumulation and abundance of sediments. Character of geological environments of ocean floor. Heat flow, seismic, magnetic and gravity features of ocean floor.