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Description

Survey of the important aspects of modern sediments and ancient sedimentary rocks.

Emphasis is on fundamental materials, features, and processes. Textures of siliciclastic sediments and sedimentary rocks: particle size, particle shape, and particle packing. Mechanics of sediment transport. Survey of siliciclastic sedimentary rocks: sandstones, conglomerates, and shales. Carbonate sediments and sedimentary rocks; cherts; evaporites. Siliciclastic and carbonate diagenesis. Paleontology, with special reference to fossils in sedimentary rocks. Modern and ancient depositional environments. Stratigraphy. Sedimentary basins. Fossil fuels: coal, petroleum.

Course Curriculum

  • The Nature, Description, and Classification of Sediments Unlimited
  • Physics of Sedimentation Unlimited
  • Sedimentary Structures Unlimited
  • Siliciclastic Rocks Unlimited
  • Carbonate Sediments and Rocks Unlimited
  • Cherts and Evaporites Unlimited
  • Diagenesis Unlimited
  • Paleontology Unlimited
  • Depositional Environments Unlimited
  • Stratigraphy Unlimited
  • Sedimentary Basins Unlimited
  • Fossil Fuels Unlimited

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