EASC 446:Sedimentary Petrology


The purpose of this course is to give students a broad understanding of how sedimentary rocks form and how they evolve as they undergo burial. The course covers the following: origin, mineralogy and diagenesis of clastic and carbonate sedimentary rocks; quantitative analysis of sedimentary rocks; chemical and biochemical sedimentary rocks; interpretation of siliciclastic and carbonate sedimentary rocks.