EESC 4060 Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Petrology

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: EESC 2100 and EESC 2200W


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