Subject: Geology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 3 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Geological Sciences


The history of the facies concept; sedimentary environments and facies; techniques of facies analysis; modern environments of deposition; interpretation of ancient sedimentary environments; sedimentary facies through geological time; sedimentary facies, sea level, and tectonics.

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 245.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GEOL 247.
Note: This course may be taught as a field course, and thus there will be costs additional to tuition fees.

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