Earth Sciences

ESCI2211Sedimentology I: Process, Product, and Stratigraphy5 ch (3C 3L)

Lectures and labs cover: physical properties, mineralogy, and classification of sediment and sedimentary rock; origin of sediment, including weathering, biogenic sediment production, and precipitation; fluid flow, gravitational, chemical, and biological influence on sediment erosion, transportation, deposition, reworking, and lithification; sedimentary structures; and an introduction to stratigraphy. 

Pre-or co-requisites: ESCI 1001 , one of ESCI 1006 , 1026 or 1036

Recommended co-requisite: ESCI 2131