2023-2024 / GEOL0322-1

Magmatic and metamorphic petrology and tectonics


6d FW

Number of credits

 Bachelor in geology2 crédits 


Olivier Bolle, Jacqueline Vander Auwera


Jacqueline Vander Auwera

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Fieldtrip in the magmatic and metamorphic terrains of the Massif des Maures (Var, France) which aims to observe these rocks and apply the theoretical and practical notions seen in the courses of Magmatic Petrology (GEOL1035-1), Metamorphic Petrology ( GEOL1036-1) and Tectonics (GEOL0029-5.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Recognition and interpretation of minerals, rocks and tectonic structures of magmatic and metamorphic lithologies.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The courses Pétrologie magmatique (GEOL1035-1), Pétrologie métamorphique (GEOL1036-1) and Tectonique (GEOL0029-5) are prerequisite.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Fieldtrip of 6 successive days in the Maures Massif (Var, France).

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Notes are given at the beginning of the fieldtrip.

Written work / report

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Jacqueline Vander Auwera (jvdauwera@uliege.be)
Olivier Bolle (Olivier.Bolle@uliege.be)

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