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GEOL 306

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (more info)

Origin of sediments and sedimentary rocks; climate, weathering, and weathering products; transport, deposition, and depositional environments for sediments; field and laboratory studies in description and interpretation of genesis of sedimentary rocks; principles of stratigraphy and basin analysis; plate tectonics and the formation of sedimentary basins; stratigraphic nomenclature; geologic time and correlation; sequence stratigraphy and basin architecture.

Prerequisites: CHEM 101 and CHEM 111 or CHEM 107 and CHEM 117PHYS 218GEOL 152 or equivalent.

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