Stratigraphy and Sedimentation

GEOL 1240 S01 [CRN: 16924]

Introduction to depositional environments and processes responsible for formation of sedimentary rocks. Major sedimentary environments in the Recent are discussed, general models are proposed, and stratigraphic sequences in older sediments are examined in the light of these models. The Phanerozoic stratigraphic record is examined from the perspective of Earth system history. Laboratory arranged. Prerequisites: GEOL 0220 or 0240, or instructor permission. GEOL 0310, 1410 are also recommended. WRIT
Fall 2017
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017