EPSC 355 Sedimentary Geology (3 credits)

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


Earth & Planetary Sciences : The origin, classification, diagenesis and economic importance of sedimentary rocks. The physical properties of sedimentary rocks, the processes by which sediments are transported and deposited, and the environments in which they accumulate. Introduction to techniques for describing and analyzing sedimentary rocks in thin section, hand specimen, and on the outcrop.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Galen Halverson (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: EPSC 210, EPSC 212
  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EPSC 455.