University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

46-202 Stratigraphy F(3-0)

Principles of stratigraphy applied to geology and geomorphology. Brief summary of sediment identification, recognition of processes and environments. Section description and interpretation followed by principles of physical correlation and facies interpretation. Concepts of physical, biological and radiometric dating. Controls on stratigraphic sequence development - isostasy, eustasy and tectonics. Sedimentary basin development and interpretation. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: 46-100.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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