Geology of the Leningrad Region

Short-Term Programmes

Geology of the Leningrad Region

We are offering to our participants a course of lections and master classes devoted to different areas of geology: Stratigraphy, Paleontology, Historical Geology, Lithology, Geoarchitecture, Geotourism etc.

In practical classes students will be able to diagnose their own the Paleozoic invertebrates of Leningrad region and Ichnofossils (Trace fossils) of Baltoscandia. They will be also able to determine main types of facies of the Paleozoic sediments of Leningrad region, design and read stratigraphical drawing, draw paleogeographical maps.

In the addition to the main program participants will be able to visit the main geological monuments of Leningrad region: "Canyon of the rivers Sablinka and Tosna with sample outcrops of the Lower Paleozoic sediments", "Radon lakes and area of the formation of modern travertines" etc. They will also have an excursion in Saint Petersburg "Natural stone in the objects of the Cultural and Hystorical heritage in Saint Petersburg".

Students, postgraduate students and young scientists by specialities ", "Geology", "Paleontology and stratigraphy", "Lithology", "Geography", "Geoarchaeology" are invited to participate.

Target group
Undergraduate / Graduate / Postgraduate
Quantity of participants
From 10 to 20
B2 English level / Basic knowledge of the specifics
13 days
Summer School Programme
Cultural Programme
Residence hall
300 €
Main subjects
  • Fundamentals of stratigraphy and applied stratigraphy
  • Paleontology
  • Facies analysis
  • Lithology
  • Geomorphology
  • Historical geology
  • Quaternary geology
  • Regional geology of the Northwestern Europe
  • Natural stone in the architecture
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