UE Petrology

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Description and quantification of the processes controlling igneous and metamorphic petrology; Fractional crystallisation - example of large layered intrusions; Partial fusion - ocean plateaus and traps; Assimilation, mixture of magmas - magmatic deposits; Basalts of ocean ridges and oceanic islands; Volcanic rocks of subduction zones; Composition and structure of the continental crust; Metamorphic rock transformation processes; Metamorphic rocks and their geodynamic context; Metamorphic facies and reconstruction of pressure and temperature conditions; Dating of metamorphic rocks; Alpine metamorphism.