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Sian Davies-Vollum
TESC 415
Tacoma Campus


Detailed and comprehensive analysis of the field of sedimentology including surface processes, sedimentary petrology, sedimentary environments, and stratigraphy. Includes lab and field trips. Prerequisite: either TESC 117 or TESC 337.

Class description

This class focuses on sedimentary rocks, the processes that from them, and the environments in which they are formed. It is aimed at environmental sceince and studies students and provides them with a geological context for the study of modern environments.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Introdcutory geology course with lab such as TESC 117 or similar.

Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Sian Davies-Vollum
Date: 03/14/2008