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GMIN4818 Metamorphic processes 5 op
Organised by
Geology and Mineralogy
Person in charge
Timo Kilpeläinen

Learning outcomes

The student understands the significance of metamorphic processes and learns to interpret the metamorphic events based on the mineralogical and structural changes of the rocks.


Metamorphic reactions in various rock types, metamorphic microstructures, phase diagrams, correlation of the metamorphic events with plate-tectonic processes. Metamorphic characteristics of the Fennoscandian Shield.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises and final exam

Teaching language

English, Finnish

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In Finnish
Written exam
  • In English
  • In Finnish
  • In Finnish

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
based on the final exam

Study materials

Lecture material and book:

Winter, J.D. (2001): An Introduction to Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology. Part II: Metamorphic Petrology. Prentice Hall tai Vernon, R.H. & Clarke, G.L.(2008): Principles of Metamorphic Petrology. Cambridge University Press

Further information

Note! The lectures will be given in finnish but the course may be completed as a literature course in english.

Belongs to following study modules

Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Development Studies