2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
GEO 312 - Sedimentation-Stratigraphy
Principles and processes of sedimentation. Petrologic interpretation and basic laboratory techniques in the analysis of sediments. Study of layered rocks in terms of description of the local section, correlation of sections using petrology and paleontology, and reconstruction of paleoenvironments. Lectures, laboratory, and field trips. (3-1-2) Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: GEO 112.