Mr Adriaan Odendaal
Position
Lecturer
Department
Geology
Address
G 206
Geology
IB 52
Telephone
051 4019928
Office
Geology 324
Information

Short CV

  • Matriculated in 2004 and commenced studying at the UFS in 2005.
  • Enrolled for a M.Sc. degree in geology at the UFS in 2011 and also started working full time at the Geological Department of the UFS.
  • Enrolled for a Ph.D. degree in geology at the UFS in 2014 after the above mentioned M.Sc. was upgraded.

Publications


Publications (Short List)


Research

Current research interests: 

  • Currently doing a Ph.D. in geology with the specific focus on stratigraphy and sedimentology of the lower Beaufort Group of the Karoo Supergroup in South Africa. 
  • Also interested in some ichnological facies found in the Beaufort Group of rocks.
  • In addition; involved with some on-going research that is being conducted in the Namaqualand area in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

 

Area(s) of Interest

  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Structural geology
  • Tectonics

 

Courses Presented

Undergraduate Modules: 

  • GLGY2612 (old GLG202) Geology of Southern Africa: genesis and age relationships
  • GLGY2622 (old GLG222) Sedimentological applications
  • GLGY2624 (old GLG224) Advanced sedimentology
  • GLGY2652 (old GLG252) Geological structures and maps

Postgraduate Modules:

  • GLGY6823 (old GLG683) Sedimentology
  • GLGY6896 (old GLG686) Research essay (project)

Previous Modules Presented: 

  • GLG114 Introduction to Geology
  • GLG124 General Geology and Stratigraphy
  • GLG202 Geology of Southern Africa: genesis and age relationships (Presented part of the module 2012-2014)

Community Service


Service Learning



FACULTY CONTACT

Faculty Manager: Velaphi Makgwahla
T: + 27 51 401 3199
E: makgwahlamvt@ufs.ac.za

Marketing Manager: Elfrieda Lötter
T: +27 51 401 2531
E: lottere@ufs.ac.za

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