Geology 340: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

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GEOL 340 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Lecture Notes

Lecture 01 Introduction and Basic Definitions
Lecture 02 Physical Properties of Sediments
Lecture 03 Bedding and Historical Benchmarks
Lecture 04 Weathering and Diagenesis
Lecture 05 Fluid Properties and Types
Lecture 06 Boundary Layer and Entrainment
Lecture 07 Bedforms and Gravity Flows
Lecture 08 Stratification
Lecture 09 Sedimentary Structures
Lecture 10 Clastics: Composition and Classification
Lecture 11 Carbonates: Composition and Classification
Lecture 12 Other Deposits: Composition and Classification
Lecture 13 Sedimentary Rocks in Thin Section
Lecture 14 Facies Models and Alluvial Fan Facies
Lecture 15 Fluvial and Aeolian Facies
Lecture 16 Lacustrine and Glacial Facies
Lecture 17 Deltaic and Barrier Beach Facies
Lecture 18 Tidal Flats and Marine Facies
Lecture 19 Clastic Marine Shelf and Deep Sea
Lecture 20 Marine Carbonate Facies
Lecture 21 Carbonate Reef Facies
Lecture 22 Evaporite and Mixed Facies

Lecture 23 Lithostratigraphy, Contacts and Correlations
Lecture 24 Well Logs, Seismics and Sequences
Lecture 25 Sequence Stratigraphy and Graphics
Lecture 26 Time Scales and Sea Level Curves
Lecture 27 French Alps Vercors Case Study
Lecture 28 Stratigraphic Cycles and Cyclothems
Lecture 29 Biostratigraphy and Graphic Correlation
Lecture 30 Chemostratigraphy
Lecture 31 Chemostratigraphy
Lecture 32 Magnetostratigraphy
Lecture 33 Sea Level: Definitions and Drivers
Lecture 34 Sea Level: Reconstruction Methods
Lecture 35 Sea Level: Reconstruction Methods
Lecture 36 Netherlands Antilles Reefs Case Study
Lecture 37 Field Trip Geological Overview
Lecture 38 Yellowstone Mammoth Hot Springs Case Study
Lecture 39 Belize and Mexico KT Impact Case Study




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