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Sedimentation and Stratigraphy

A lecture and laboratory course that examines the origin and characteristics of sediments and sedimentary rocks, transportation mechanisms, geologic environments in which sediments are deposited, unification and diagenesis, classification schemes for sedimentary-rock nomenclature, and the arrangement and correlation of sedimentary rocks. Prerequisites: GEOL 105 and GEOL 300. Alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0