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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GEL 4450 - Sedimentary Geology and Stratigraphy

Credits: 4

Prerequisite(s): GEL 1030, GEL 3050, and MTH 1120 or MTH 1400

Description: This course focuses on geologic concepts, principles, theories, and techniques for investigating how sedimentary rocks and strata develop and change through space and time. Within this framework, the course covers the origin and transport of sediment; physical properties and classification of sedimentary rocks; sedimentary diagenesis; depositional environments; depositional basins; stratigraphic classification systems; and field techniques for sedimentary geology and stratigraphy. Field trips are required.

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