Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)
View full page
Please refer to the specific study period for contact information.
Topics to be covered include:
reconstruction of the geological architecture and the geological history of southeast Victoria;
field identification of geological relationships between rock units, including the nature of volcanic eruptions;
examination of the Ordovician shale, Permian tillite, Cretaceous and sandstone and Tertiary limestone-deposits; characterisation of the age and environment of these units;
introduction to the techniques that are used to evaluate the geomorphic evolution and neotectonics of southeast Australia.
At the end of this subject, students should have the skills to:
identify, describe and evaluate simple geological histories in the field; and
read and construct geological cross sections.
Last updated: 8 November 2019