STRAT SEDS LAB

A study of the basic principles and origins of sedimentary rock units. Topics studied include sub-division of the geologic column and geologic time, depositional systems, stratigraphic nomenclature and rules, principles of correlation¿including a review of modern geophysical, geochemical, and chronostratigraphic methods, biostratigraphy, and event stratigraphy. Laboratory includes measurement of sections, examination of depositional systems in the field, and surface and subsurface stratigraphic techniques, including geophysical-log interpretation and computer mapping. Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a minimum grade of "C-," GEOL 201.

Credits: 
0
Program Code: 
GEOL
Course Number: 
310
Academic Program(s): 
Geology