Five College Consortium

Paleontology-Stratigraphy

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Geology
Course Number: 
224
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course provides an intensive study of fossils, fossil preservation, relationships between major groups of organisms, depositional environments, sediments, sedimentary rocks, and the processes of sedimentation. We will employ the principles of stratigraphic analysis and correlation to interpret ancient environments and paleoclimate, reconstruct paleogeography, and probe the characteristics of sedimentary basins. Laboratory exercises and field trips will introduce a variety of analytical techniques used to study sedimentary rocks.
Comments: 
Prereq: GEOL-123.; Coreq: GEOL-224L.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
98519

Course Sections

Paleontology-Stratigraphy
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Mark McMenamin mmcmenam@mtholyoke.edu TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Clapp Laboratory 327