Section Info: GEOL-224-01

Course Title: Sedimentology
Start Date: 01/23/2024 End Date: 05/07/2024
Term: Spring Semester 2024
Description: Sedimentary rocks provide us with repositories of fresh water, hydrocarbons, and other critical raw materials, as well as geological evidence for the history of planet earth. This course will introduce students to the study of sedimentary rocks and their environments of deposition, with a focus on the varied processes of sediment accumulation. We will employ the principles of stratigraphic analysis and correlation to interpret ancient environments, paleoclimate, and paleogeography, and use these tools to probe the characteristics of sedimentary basins. Field trips will introduce a variety of analytical techniques used to study sedimentary rocks.
Distribution(s): II - Math & Sciences
Academic Level Of Course: Undergraduate     Credits:4.00    

Faculty         Phone         Email address        
Mark McMenamin   413-538-2280  

Meeting Dates         Method         Meeting days         Meeting times         Building name         Room     Frequency    
01/23/2024 - 05/07/2024   Lecture   Tuesday and Thursday   03:15PM - 04:30PM   CLAP - Clapp Laboratory   300   Weekly


Requisite Courses        
Prereq: Any one course in biology, chemistry, environmental studies, geology, or physics. Take previously   Required  

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Course Availability
Section status: Open     Capacity: 18     Enrollment: 17     Available: 1     Waitlist: 0


Book List         Required         Publisher Full Price        
To be determined.                    

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This is NOT the complete book list for this class.