EESC 3350 Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Petrology

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 39.11.
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2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory; 4 credits

Development and history of the stratigraphic column and geologic time scales; principles of stratigraphy; stratigraphic nomenclature; sequences, correlation, and regional geologic maps and graphic representation; application of fossils to stratigraphic interpretation; stratigraphic units of the New York region. Laboratory work will stress petrographic analysis of sedimentary rocks and sequences, and includes one or more field trips.

Prerequisite: Earth and Environmental Sciences 2200.

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