GEO 410 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Description
Hydrodynamics, sediment transport, depositional products, environmental systems, and stratigraphic analysis. Topics inclue sedimentary fabric, primary sedimentary structures, facies analysis, stratigraphic sequences, and mineralogy/sedimentary rock type related to basin type and tectonic setting. Laboratory sessions include: wave tank, flume, and bedform analysis; hand-specimens of sedimentary structures; barrier-island core analysis; field examination of modern and ancient deposits; and, body trace fossil analysis in context of sandstone and carbonate settings. Laboratory, one period. Prerequisites: GEO*110, GEO*120 or permission of the instructor. Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
19
Avg. Sections
1