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2015-2016 Catalog

GEOL 215 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Sediments and sedimentary rocks record information about Earth's surface environments and their change through geologic time. This course is a detailed study of the development and structure of both sedimentary deposits and the stratigraphic record. Focus topics include modern and ancient depositional systems, field stratigraphy, and basin analysis.

Prerequisite

Any 100-level geology course or permission of instructor

Instructor

Sunderlin