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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences


Details of Courses

COURSE TITLE: Field Logging of Tunnels and Boreholes
LECTURERS: PD Dr. U. M├Ąder, Prof. M. Mazurek, Prof. M. Herwegh
SCOPE:Basic geological and hydrogeological techniques to characterise rocks within tunnels and boreholes
CATEGORY: Field Courses
ECTS Credits:2.5
FORMAT:5-day field course held during second half of spring semester
FREQUENCY:biennially in spring semester, held in even years
CONTENTS:Underground and surface work at the Grimsel Test Site: mapping of water-bearing structures, ductile and brittle deformation; borehole and core logging; simple hydraulic testing, data logging and interpretation; example of borehole geophysics.
ASSESSMENT:Field report

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.


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