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GEOLĀ 340. Sedimentary Geology II: Principles and Applications. 5 Units.

Prerequisites: GEOL 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Offered: Spring
Introduction to subaqueous sedimentary systems, including deltaic, shallow marine, lacustrine, carbonate, shelf/slope, and deep marine depositional environments. Other course topics include facies relationships; principles of stratigraphic change; correlation methosologies; sequence stratigraphy; the development of stratigraphic thought; biostratigraphic principles and applications; and geophysical/geochemical stratigraphic methodologies and analysis. Laboratory work includes analysis of carbonate and other biogenic/chemically precipitated sediments and rocks; lithostratigraphic and biostratigraphic correlation and analysis, and seismic and sequence stratigraphic analysis. Four hours lecture/discussion and three hours laboratory. Materials fee required.