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GEOL 478 Clastic Sedimentology

GEOL 478  Clastic Sedimentology  Units: 3.00  

An advanced sedimentology course discussing depositional processes, facies models, and sequence stratigraphy of fluvial, coastal, shelf, and deep-marine environments. A strong focus on the clastic depositional environments and translation of these environments and processes into the geological record. Topics addressed include, generation and transport of clastic sediment, identification of depositional environments from the sedimentary record, and field and analytical methods used within sedimentology research.

Learning Hours: 130 (48 Lecture, 10 Seminar, 36 Laboratory, 36 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite GEOL 238/3.0 or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science