Academic Catalog

GEOE523 METAMORPHIC PETROGENESIS

Course Code: 5640523
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET CEMAL GNCOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Advanced study of metamorphic minerals and rocks, supported by field studies, detailed study of petrography and petrochemistry of metamorphic rocks. Metamorphic Facies concept and its general application to global tectonics. Petrogenesis of contact, dynamic, regional and burial metamorphism. Metasomatism. Distribution of metamorphic rocks in Turkey: Detailed study of an area and/or association of metamorphic rocks.