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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GEOS 4534 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

4 (3-2)

Prerequisite(s): GEOS 1134  and GEOS 1234 .

Analysis of depositional environments based on the physical and chemical formation of sediment, the physics of sediment transport, and post-depositional diagenetic changes.  Also includes the study and interpretation of stratified sedimentary rocks, including their identification, description, and modes of origin.  Fundamental principles of lithostratigraphic and sequence stratigraphic analysis, mapping, and correlation are also presented.  Includes required field trip to the Guadalupe Mountains to learn stratigraphy field techniques.

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