The classification of sedimentary rocks, grain size analysis, flows, transport, sedimentary structures. Facies analysis and description of the main sedimentary structures, reconstruction of sedimentary environments. Rrivers, deltas, coasts, beaches, lagoons, tidal flats (tidal flat). Sea level changes, Cycles and the cyclostratigraphy, cycles of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th order. The absolute dating 14C, the optical stimulated luminescence (OSL). Quaternary and Holocene. The isotope stratigraphy. Glacial and interglacial cycles. Geophysics as a tool for environmental studies, the ground penetrating radar, the side scan sonar, and the single beam.
Applications: climate changes and hantropic influence.