Spring 2008

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Listed in: Geology, as GEOL-34

Faculty

James W. Hagadorn (Section 01)

Description

An overview of the dominant sedimentologic processes operating in both modern and ancient depositional environments. Students will learn how to examine and interpret features of sedimentary rocks and how to assess temporal or spatial patterns in sequences of sedimentary rocks. Students will then use these observations to expand their understanding of Earth history. The laboratory section of the course will include six in-lab field trips, as well as one weekend field trip. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. Requisite: Geology 11. Second semester. Professor Hagadorn.

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