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GLS 334 Sedimentary Environments and the Stratigraphic Record

4 Credit(s)
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.
Prerequisites:  Two Geological Sciences 100-level laboratory courses or permission of Department Chairperson. GLS210 recommended.