Earth Sciences

EART 120 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Stratigraphic principles used in classifying sedimentary rocks. Fundamentals of sedimentary mechanics. Analysis and interpretation of facies and depositional systems. Introduction to seismic facies and basin analysis. Course includes three Sunday field exercises.


Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, and EART 110A. Concurrent enrollment in EART 120L is required. EART 110B is recommended as preparation. May not be taken concurrently with EART 109.