EESC 2200W Sedimentology
2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits
Sediments and sedimentary rocks, their conditions of formation, basis of classifications; environments of deposition; methods of mechanical, chemical, mineralogical, graphical, and statistical analysis. Laboratory work will stress analysis of unconsolidated sediments and sedimentary rocks in hand-sample, and includes one or more field trips. This is a writing-intensive course.
Prerequisite: English 1012 and EESC 1101 or 1201.