Details of ES3102 (Autumn 2019)

Level: 3 Type: Laboratory Credits: 4.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
ES3102 Structural Geology Laboratory Kathakali Bhattacharyya

Introduction: This course is designed to provide a hands-on training on various techniques of modern structural geology that are used to solve real geologic problems.

Course Content: Attitude measurement, Interpretation of contour maps, Attitude calculations, Geometric methods: Dimension calculations; Introduction to Stereographic Projections; Introduction to interpretations of geologic maps; Stereographic Poles & Rotations; Calculation of layer attitudes in drill holes; Fault problems; Equal area projections & structural analysis; Folds & Downplunge projection; Kink & Busk methods for fold profile construction; Microstructures

This course, being a laboratory course, is open for Earth Science major students only.

Publisher: W.H. Freeman & Company, 2007
2. Basic Methods of Structural Geology by S. Marshak and G. Mitra
Publisher: Prentice Hall, 1988
3. Structural Geology--- Donal M. Ragan (Second Edition)
4. The techniques of Modern Structural Geology volume 1 by J.G. Ramsay & M. Huber
Publisher: Academic Press Limited, 1997
5. Microtectonics by C.S. Passchier and R. A. J. Trouw

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Elective
2 IP 3 Not Allowed
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 5 Core
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective