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GEOL 238 Surficial Processes, Sedimentation and Stratigraphy

GEOL 238  Surficial Processes, Sedimentation and Stratigraphy  Units: 3.00  

An examination of the genetic link between surficial geological processes and the sedimentary record produced by these processes. Students obtain an integrated overview of the nature and operation of the Earth-surface environment. Topics include origin of sedimentary rocks and their sedimentary structures, depositional environments and stratigraphic successions; stratigraphic principles and their application to sedimentary basins, with implications for hydrocarbon genesis; interaction of natural processes with human society.
LEARNING HOURS 130 (36L;22Lb;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite GEOL 104 or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering units). PREREQUISITE: GEOL 238 or equivalent; GEOL 365 or equivalent GEOL 804 Focused Topics...