EPSC 455 Sedimentary Geology (3 credits)

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Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Earth & Planetary Sciences : This course discusses the origin, diagenesis, classification and economic importance of sedimentary rocks. Students will learn about the physical properties of sedimentary rocks, including porosity and permeability, different techniques for analyzing those rocks (thin sections, hand specimens, wireline logs) and the types of sedimentary basins within which sediments accumulate.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Galen Halverson (Fall)