Marine Micropaleontology and Paleooceanography
You learn parts of the marine microfossil fauna and flora development as well as major stratigraphic distribution of the important mollusks. Important are demersal and planctonical foraminiferer's significance for the interpretation of the contemporary as well as ancient marine environments. Applications of petrogeology is highlighted. The course covers paleooceanography with a focus on the temporal analysis of the evolutions of the ocean and its links to the climatic, oceanographic, eustathian and geographical changes.