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EENV-283 Sedimentology/Stratigraphy

An introduction to the properties, classification and nomenclature of soils, sediments and sedimentary rocks. Discusses processes that create, transport, deposit and lithify sediments. Students examine depositional environments where sediments form and accumulate, the properties of sedimentary rocks and the stratigraphic framework of sedimentary successions. Prerequisite: EENV-101, EENV-113 or instructor's permission. 4 SH. 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory/field hours. CC: Writing Intensive.