GEOL 2200 Sedimentology and Sedimentary Petrology

2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits

Sediments and sedimentary rocks, their conditions of formation, basis of classifications; methods of mechanical, chemical, mineralogic, graphic, and statistical analysis, including binocular and petrographic microscopy; application of paleodirectional structures. Laboratory work includes one or more field trips. (Not open to students who have completed Geology 36.1 or 37.1.)

Prerequisite or corequisite: Geology 1100 [1] or equivalent.


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