Dec 07, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2018-19 
Graduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOS 6460 - Carbonate and Evaporite Depositional Systems

Processes, characteristics, and relationships of modern and ancient carbonate and evaporite systems. A course field trip to modern environments (Florida, Bahamas or Belize) or ancient carbonate systems (Paradox Basin, Utah or Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico and Texas) may be required. Student projects will include logging, description, and interpretation of cores and slabs at the mesoscopic level at the MGRRE facility.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: GEOS 4330 and GEOS 4350.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: Two lectures and one 3-hour laboratory per week.

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