Sediment & Stratigraph

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
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. Spring semester. Professor Jones.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
GEOL-311-01-1213S

Course Sections

Sediment & Stratigraph
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

David Jones

djones@amherst.edu

MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM; T 01:00PM-04:00PM

BEBU 211; BEBU 211