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    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOS 4350 - Sedimentation and Stratigraphy


This course is an introduction to sedimentary geology and the interpretation of the stratigraphic record through application of principles of sedimentology, stratigraphy, and sedimentary petrology. Geological hazards in modern earth surface environments are also considered. Laboratory exercises focus on the application of modern concepts and methodology used in the analysis and interpretation of the sedimentary record. The course includes a required three-day field trip. 

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: GEOS 1310 and either (GEOS 3010 or GEOS 3350).

Credits: 4 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Proficiency 2: Baccalaureate-Level Writing.
When Offered: Fall



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