Topics include: The processes and agents which form, transport and deposit sediments; the environmental factors controlling sedimentary processes; properties of sedimentary rocks and their interpretation; different types of stratigraphic unit and the North American Stratigraphic Code; stratigraphic correlation.
3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week, one term
Successors: 42:361, 42:468, 42:470, 42:471.
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 42:360 in the BU Course Transfer Database.
- Instructor: Rong-Yu Li