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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 334
Title Sedimentation and Stratigraphy
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites GLS201 and GLS210, or permission of Department Chairperson
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2120 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 8:00am - 9:15am MH-340 James L Cullen
L21 2121 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 F 1:45pm - 4:45pm MH-340 James L Cullen

Description

Introduction to the properties of sediments, sedimentary rocks, sedimentary rock sequences, and the principles of stratigraphic correlation. Emphasis is on examining the dynamics of recent sedimentary environments to establish what sediments would look like in the stratigraphic record. In laboratory, students are introduced to techniques of sediment analysis and the classification and identification of sedimentary rocks. Three lecture hours and three hours of laboratory per week. Offered alternate years.