Principal Objectives

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Part of the Himalayan Mountain Range. Source: MBG. Figure: Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
Image Credit: MBG
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Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
Image Credit: MBG

This web page aims to provide the basic concepts of the processes related to the formation of mountains and their breakdown.

Realization

To meet the stated objective, the student will be able to understand how mountains are formed and degraded by processes including

Prerequisites for this site:

  • approximtaly 3rd-year level in geosciences
  • previous classes in Geology, Mineralogy, Sedimentology, Petrology, Tectonics, Climatology and Geochemistry

Form:

  • Guided, Interactive and Explorative learning
  • Blended Learning

Team members of the Mountain Building Group (MBG):

  • supported by Silvio Janetz and Carola Klost (administration and technical support), Sebastián Hernández (animations) and the FU Berlin GeoLearning Group.