GEOE 238 Surficial Proc Sed & Strat
An examination of the genetic link between surficial geological processes and the sedimentary record produced by these processes and environments. Topics include origin of sedimentary rocks and their sedimentary structures, depositional environments, stratigraphic successions and stratigraphic principles, with a focus on their application to sedimentary basins, hydrocarbon genesis and the interaction of natural processes with human society.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 1, Tut: 0)
The department is located in stately Miller Hall and its modern Bruce Wing. There are excellent study collections, including more than 70,000 volumes and 20,000 maps housed in the university's Douglas Library. We are also proud of our superb mineralogical, petrological, sedimentological and paleontological collections.
...credit units). PREREQUISITE: GEOL 238 or equivalent; GEOL...credit units) PREREQUISITE: GEOL/GEOE 463 or GEOL...