Anno di corso: 1

Anno di corso: 2

Crediti: 6
Crediti: 12
Tipo: A scelta dello studente
Crediti: 12
Tipo: A scelta dello studente
Crediti: 6
Tipo: A scelta dello studente
Crediti: 28
Tipo: Lingua/Prova Finale
Crediti: 4
Tipo: Altro

APPLIED MARINE GEOLOGY

Scheda dell'insegnamento

Anno accademico di regolamento: 
2017/2018
Anno di corso: 
2
Anno accademico di erogazione: 
2018/2019
Tipo di attività: 
Obbligatorio a scelta
Lingua: 
Inglese
Crediti: 
6
Ciclo: 
Primo Semestre
Ore di attivita' didattica: 
62
Prerequisiti: 

Prerequisites

Physics of the Sea; Introduction to Marine Physical Geography; Law of the Sea

Moduli

Metodi di valutazione

Modalita' di verifica dell'apprendimento: 

Assessment method

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.

Valutazione: 
Voto Finale

Obiettivi formativi

Aims

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.

Contenuti

Contents

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.

Programma esteso

Detailed program

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

Bibliografia consigliata

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

Metodi didattici

Teaching form

2 credits of frontal lessons

4 credits of laboratories