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.
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
Introdcutory geology course with lab such as TESC 117 or similar.
Class assignments and grading