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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 304 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Credit(s): 4
Component: Lecture
Study of sediment focusing on how it is transported and deposited including fluid flow and sediment transport, sedimentary structures and textures. Environments of deposition with modern/ancient analogs. Description and correlation of stratigraphic units including facies analysis, basin analysis and concepts of time and methods of absolute dating.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: GEOL 202  and GEOL 203 .
Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE5C: Reason Scientifically