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GEOL 100  Introductory Physical Geology (1998, 1999, 2000)

GEOL 120  Environmental Geology (2002)

METO 123  Causes and Implications of Global Change (2000-2004, 2006)

GEOL 342  Sedimentation and Stratigraphy (1999, 2000, 2004-2006)

GEOL 436  Principles of Biogeochemistry (2000-2006)

GEOL 489H  Senior Honors Seminar (2001)

GEOL 499  Undergraduate Special Research Projects (2005)

GEOL 789B  Recent Advances in Geology: Biogeochemistry (1998, 1999)

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GEOL 342 Sedimentation and Stratigraphy

Syllabus

Lecture notes

January 26: Introduction to Sedimentation and Stratigraphy

January 31: Weathering

February 2: Fluid dynamics and sediment transport

February 7: Sedimentary structures

February 14: Biogenic sedimentary structures

February 16: Sandstones and conglomerates

February 21: Mudstone and shale

February 23: Alluvial fans

February 28: Rivers

March 2: Lakes

March 9: Eolian, glacial, and marginal marine environments

March 16: Clastic marine and pelagic environments

March 30: Carbonate environments

April 4: Carbonate sediments

April 6: Lithostratigraphy

April 10-11: Sequence stratigraphy

April 13: Biostratigraphy

April 20: Chemostratigraphy

April 27: Magnetostratigraphy

May 2: Geophysical stratigraphy

May 4: Geochronology


Laboratory assignments

January 30: CIA analysis

January 30: CIA analysis (supplement)

January 30: CIA analysis (reading)

February 6: Sieve analysis

February 6: Sieve analysis (supplement)

February 13: Pipette analysis

February 13: Pipette analysis (supplement)

February 13: Probability paper

February 20: Sedimentary structures and paleohydrology

February 27: Siliciclastic petrography

March 6: Stratigraphic section

March 27: Carbonate petrography

April 3: Evaporite petrography

April 24: Stratigraphy and correlation

May 1: Graphic expression of correlation

May 1: Graphic expression of correlation (supplement)


AbSciCon Presentation

Science Perspective

2005 Boron Proposal


 
Dr. Alan Jay Kaufman
Associate Professor of Geology
Department of Geology, University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4211
Office: (301) 405-0395, Fax: (301) 405-3597, kaufman@geol.umd.edu