2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Nov 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog
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GEO 317 - Sedimentation and Stratigraphy

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FA, alternate years. This includes the study of the classification and origins of sedimentary rocks with emphasis on the physical, chemical, and biological processes responsible for the origin, deposition, and diagenesis of sediments, with particular attention to modern depositional analogs, an investigation of the use of thin-section petrography in the interpretation of the genesis of sedimentary rocks, and graphical techniques for depicting the geometries of layered sedimentary rocks in outcrop and subsurface. Laboratory, field trips required. Prerequisite: GEO 215  or concurrently. Lab fee: $25.



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