[GEOL 230] Sedimentology
The origin, distribution, deposition, and lithification of common rock-forming sediments. Lectures, laboratories, and field work consist of collecting and analyzing data and determining the geologic history and significance of sediments and sedimentary rocks using binocular and petrographic microscopes, various mechanical techniques, and computer software. One weekend field trip.
Prerequisite: Geology 100 or 110; Geology 105 and 200 highly recommended.
Offered alternate years.