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Sedimentology

Course Number: GES 453
Credits: 4
Offered: Alternate Fall Semester
Instructors: Professor Bodenbender
Overview:

This is the study of the mineralogy, petrology, occurrence, and association of the sedimentary rocks. Thin section examination, textural analysis, and field investigation of sedimentary rocks and unconsolidated sediments will be performed in laboratory. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory or field trip each week. One or more weekend field trips will be required. Prerequisite: GES 244 or consent of instructor.