Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5640722
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:
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Main concepts of Quaternary Period, geological time scale. Terrestrial (Desert, glacial, fluvial, lake) and marine Quaternary environments. Analytical dating methods and Quaternary geochronology. Glacier dynamics and mechanisms. Climate change and causes of ice ages in Quaternary. Case studies in related applications in geology.