Educational plan


Geophysics (Classe LM-79)-Enrolled from 2022/23 Academic Year
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final Dissertation 33 0 English
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Earth Materials: Genesis, Composition, Evolution, Properties 6 50 English GEO/07 GEO/08 GEO/09
Geological Environments and Structures 6 48 English GEO/02 GEO/03 GEO/04 GEO/05
Introduction to Continuum Physics 6 48 English FIS/01 FIS/02 FIS/03 FIS/04 FIS/05
Optional
Electrical, Electromagnetic and Gravimetric Methods for Environment and Exploration 6 56 English GEO/11
Environmental Physics 6 48 Italian FIS/07
Geostatistical Methods for Geophysics 6 56 English GEO/12
International, European, and Comparative Environmental Law 6 48 English IUS/02 IUS/13 IUS/14
Physics of the Hydrosphere and the Cryosphere 6 56 English GEO/12
Seismic Imaging 6 48 English GEO/11
Seismology and Laboratory 6 56 English GEO/10
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Advanced Topics in Physics 6 56 English FIS/01 FIS/02 FIS/03 FIS/04 FIS/05 FIS/07
Optional
Data Analytics, Forward and Inverse Modeling: Geophysical and Environmental Fluid Dynamics 6 48 English GEO/12
Field Course 6 68 English GEO/10 GEO/11 GEO/12
Formation of Stars and Planets 6 48 English FIS/05
Introduction to Dynamic and Synoptic Meteorology 6 56 English GEO/12
Methods for Processing, Analysis and Representation of Geophysical Data 6 56 Italian ICAR/06
Numerical Modelling of Geodynamic Processes 6 56 English GEO/10
Physics of the Atmosphere 6 56 English FIS/06 GEO/12
Seismic and Wave Field Exploration 6 56 English GEO/11
Solid Earth Geophysics 6 48 English GEO/10
Spaceborne Earth Observation 6 56 English GEO/10 ICAR/06
Tectonophysics 6 56 English GEO/10
The Basics of Probability Theory and Statistics 6 56 English ICAR/06 MAT/06 SECS-S/01
Well Logging 6 48 Italian GEO/11
Undefined
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian
Conclusive activities
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Internship (6 ects) 6 0 English
Internship (9 ects) 9 0 English
Optional activities and study plan rules
- The student must choose four of these courses, of which at least one for each of the GEO/10, GEO/11 and GEO/12 subject areas
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Electrical, Electromagnetic and Gravimetric Methods for Environment and Exploration 6 56 English First semester GEO/11
Physics of the Atmosphere 6 56 English Second semester FIS/06 GEO/12
Physics of the Hydrosphere and the Cryosphere 6 56 English First semester GEO/12
Seismic and Wave Field Exploration 6 56 English Second semester GEO/11
Seismology and Laboratory 6 56 English First semester GEO/10
Solid Earth Geophysics 6 48 English Second semester GEO/10
- The student must choose three of these courses
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Data Analytics, Forward and Inverse Modeling: Geophysical and Environmental Fluid Dynamics 6 48 English Second semester GEO/12
Environmental Physics 6 48 Italian First semester FIS/07
Geostatistical Methods for Geophysics 6 56 English First semester GEO/12
International, European, and Comparative Environmental Law 6 48 English First semester IUS/02 IUS/13 IUS/14
Methods for Processing, Analysis and Representation of Geophysical Data 6 56 Italian Second semester ICAR/06
Numerical Modelling of Geodynamic Processes 6 56 English Second semester GEO/10
Tectonophysics 6 56 English Second semester GEO/10
The Basics of Probability Theory and Statistics 6 56 English Second semester ICAR/06 MAT/06 SECS-S/01
- The student must choose two of these courses and the other courses offered by the University
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Field Course 6 68 English Second semester GEO/10 GEO/11 GEO/12
Formation of Stars and Planets 6 48 English Second semester FIS/05
Introduction to Dynamic and Synoptic Meteorology 6 56 English Second semester GEO/12
Seismic Imaging 6 48 English First semester GEO/11
Spaceborne Earth Observation 6 56 English Second semester GEO/10 ICAR/06
Well Logging 6 48 Italian Second semester GEO/11
- Foreign students will be assessed for Italian language proficiency (Additional language skills: Italian). Students will have to take an A2 placement test. If they fail, they will have to attend an A2 Italian course and pass the final test.
Italian students will be required to complete an internal or external internship awarding 9 CFU, while for foreign students the internal or external internship will award 6 CFU.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian Undefined
Internship (6 ects) 6 0 English Undefined
Internship (9 ects) 9 0 English Undefined