Five College Consortium

Sediment & Stratigraph

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Geology
Course Number: 
311
Institution: 
Amherst College

An overview of the dominant sedimentologic processes operating in both modern and ancient depositional environments. Students will learn how to examine and interpret features of sedimentary rocks and how to assess temporal or spatial patterns in sequences of sedimentary rocks. Students will then use these observations to expand their understanding of Earth history. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week.


Requisite: GEOL 111. Recommended requisite: GEOL 121. Spring semester. Professor Jones.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
GEOL-311-01-1617S

Course Sections

Sediment & Stratigraph
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 David Jones djones@amherst.edu MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM BEBU 211