APPLIED MARINE GEOLOGY
Physics of the Sea; Introduction to Marine Physical Geography; Law of the Sea
The exam will consist of an interview that will focus on the topics covered during the course. The evaluation will be carried out on the basis of the student's answers, which will demonstrate the knowledge of the topics covered during the course.
Provide knowledge on the human uses of marine and coastal environment infrastructures and the best practices for a sustainable use of marine resources with particular attention to biodiversity and preservation of the marine landscape.
The course will provide basic knowledge about the use of marine and coastal areas by the human activity, also with particular attention to the impact of human infrastructures on the marine ecosystem.
Natural resources in the ocens: oil and natural gas, minerals, sediments and rocks.
The technologies in onshore and offshore environments: exploration vs. exploitation
The coastal zone: use and protection in a climate changing environment
The open ocean: technology exploitations and impacts
Textbook and teaching resource
E. Seibold, W.H. Berger -The Sea Floor:An Introduction to Marine Geology. Springer (e-book);
APAT – Atlante delle opere di sistemazione costiera. Manuali e Linee Guida;
Journal of Coastal Research, v.20;
Erosion littorale en Mediterranée occidentale: dynamique, diagnostic et remèdes. CIESM Workshop Series 18
A selection of scientific journal articles will be provided by the teacher
PDF of the lessons are provided
2 credits of frontal lessons
4 credits of laboratories