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Head: prof. UG, dr hab. Małgorzata Witak


Scientific activity of the Department of Marine Geology covers studies within the coastal zone of the sea as well as on the coast. It focuses on research issues such as: Quaternary geology, sedimentology, geodynamics, itho- and biostratigraphy, and geophysics. The most important research directions of the Department are the following:

  • geologic structure of the southern Baltic`s floor and coast,

  • post-glacial evolution of the Baltic Sea,

  • lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Quaternary sediments,

  • recognition of the present-day and past sedimentary environments - marine, fluvial, aeolian, glacial, lacustrine - recording in the deposits of southern Baltic`s floor and coast,

  • geological investigation of the coastal zone with special attention to cliffs transformation,

  • results of the geodynamic processes triggered by natural and antropogenic factors,

  • non-destructive investigations of the sea floor,

  • acoustic studies of the underwater noises,

  • morpho-litho-dynamics of the sea floor in arctic regions,

  • studies of erratic boulders of north Poland.


The Marine Geology team consists of research-teaching staff (10 persons), 4 PhD students and technical staff (2 persons). The Department consists of three specialistic laboratories:

  • Stratigraphy and Sedimentology Laboratory

  • Marine Geophysics Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Applied Geology

 

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Last update: April 2016