651-3321-00L Interpretation of Geological Maps I
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Comment||Only for Earth Sciences BSc (Programme Regulations 2010) and UZH Earth Sciences BSc, i.e. students in the third semester or higher.|
|Abstract||Introduction to reading and construction of simple geologic maps.|
Construction of geological cross-sections.
Introduction to Lambert projection and Schmidt net (i.e., stereoplots).
This course is mainly a hands-on-training, where students solve exercises under supervision.
|Objective||To improve the ability to understand geological structures in three dimensions and visualize them.|
Learn how to read and interpret geological maps, as well as drawing geological cross-sections.
Learn the handling of the Schmidt net, so that students can later plot their own field data.
|Content||strike lines, symbols|
true and apparent thickness of geological units
true and apparent dip
introduction to the Lambert projection
|Lecture notes||Exercises and instructions are handed out and are available online in Moodle.|
|Literature||Semester literature can be found in the ERDW-library.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||This course is not a prerequisite, but nevertheless extremely helpful for the Terrainkurs II.|