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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences

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COURSE TITLE: Stratigraphical Micropalaeontology
LECTURERS: PD Dr. S. Spezzaferri
SCOPE:Biology of modern planktonic species; taxonomy of Cretaceous to Cenozoic species; biostratigraphy and evolution. Techniques of sample preparation.
HELD AT:FR
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ECTS Credits:2.5
PREREQUISITES:
REQUISITES:
FORMAT:Lecture and lab (5 days)
FREQUENCY:annually in spring semester
CONTENTS:Introduction to the Applied Micropalentology. Identification of marker species from the Cretaceous to the Recent, their biostratigraphy, the main zonal schemes, and how to apply this knowledge in the oil industry.
ASSESSMENT:written practical test
SPECIALITIES:ELE

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.

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