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GEOL 146 - Principles of Physical Stratigraphy

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Correlation, relative and absolute dating techniques and the utilization of stratigraphic maps. The analysis of factors influencing the deposition of recent sediments in terrigenous and carbonate environments, and the resultant features that can be used for interpretation of ancient rock sequences. Environments include alluvial fans and fluvial systems, deltas and coastal plains, lagoons and barrier islands, carbonate shelves and coral reefs, continental slope and deep ocean sediments. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.)





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