EESC 7400G Sedimentology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 740.
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30 hours lecture, 45 hours laboratory; 3 credits
Dynamics of sedimentation, depositional environments, diagenesis and lithification. Fabrics, structures, classification of sedimentary rocks. Mechanical, chemical, microscopic, X-ray laboratory techniques in sedimentary analysis. Statistical methods. Special problems of clay and carbonate sedimentation.