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Introduction to Earth Sciences - Fieldtrips

Introduction aux sciences de la Terre - excursion

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Geosciences and Environment (FGSE)

Teacher(s): François Bussy, Karl Föllmi, Sébastien Pilet
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2010 -> 2012

No timetable defined.


Spring semester
16 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 1.00


Examination and identification of rocks and fossils in their natural environment. Interpretation of their geological record.


The excursions associated with the course "Introduction aux sciences de la Terre" give participants the opportunity to visit regions of geological interest in west Switzerland, and to examine igneous and sedimentary rock successions, their structures , ages and their value as a source of information on the history and evolution of the Swiss Alps and Jura Mountains


Written report

Programme requirements

Introductory course to Earth sciences

Canton de Vaud
Swiss University
Unicentre  -  CH-1015 Lausanne  -  Suisse  -  Tél. +41 21 692 11 11  -  Fax  +41 21 692 26 15