Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Application of Concepts
Apply problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills relative to depositional models and interpreting the stratigraphic record.
Understand depositional systems, facies relationships, and introductory aspects of sequence stratigraphy.
Discuss processes and forces that weather, transport, and deposit sedimentary grains under both sunaqueous and subarial conditions.
Observe and describe sedimentary rocks objectectively. Gain the ability to communicate using appropriate scientific vocabulary.