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Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Kyle Fredrick, Pennsylvania Western University - California
EAS 423 is an upper-level course required for majors in Geology and recommended for majors in Environmental Earth Science at our institution. The main topis are recognition and description of sedimentary rocks, ...

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Clint Cowan, Carleton College
This is a field-based Sedimentology and Stratigraphy course. We spend one day per week in the field, and have classroom time once a week. There are two weekend field trips.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology

The Earth's Record of Climate
Kevin Theissen, University of St. Thomas (MN)
In this course students explore the Earth's climate system and the climatic changes that have occurred during the history of the planet. Students get a hands-on introduction to the collection, analysis,and ...

Geological Exploration Techniques
Jeannette Wolak Luna, Tennessee Technological University
This course covers practical techniques for geological exploration, with emphasis on environmental, mining and petroleum industry applications. Surface and subsurface methods are discussed including geological ...

Introduction to Paleontology
Hilary Christensen, Gustavus Adolphus College; Hilary Christensen, Bates College
This course introduces students to the basics of paleontological study, including methodology, specimen identification, and major events in the history of life on Earth. The basics of evolutionary theory are ...

GEL 341 Geomorphology
David Franzi, SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Geomorphology is the study of landforms and landscapes and their relationship to surface processes, underlying structure and the history of geological changes. Process geomorphology views landforms and landscapes ...

Vertebrate Paleontology
Samantha Hopkins, University of Oregon
This course is a survey of vertebrate evolutionary history as recorded in the fossil record. In order to understand the vertebrate fossil record, students study the morphology of vertebrate skeletons in the lab, ...

Karen Gran, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Geomorphology is a mid-level core geology course, required for geology majors and minors. I teach it as a primarily field-based lab course, with one 4-hour lab and 2-50 minute lectures each week. One of my goals is ...

Stratigraphy & Sedimentation
Rachel Headley, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Marine Sediment Transport
Lonnie Leithold, North Carolina State University
This course is designed as an introduction to the theory and reality of sediment transport in the marine environment. The course includes both lectures and laboratory experiments that investigate the processes that ...

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