Geo 532

Nature of stratigraphic units (litho-, bio-, chemio, sequence…etc), followed by exploration of the various types of contacts that separate these units. In turn, the important concepts of sedimentary facies and depositional sequences are introduced. The essentials of stratigraphic nomenclature and classification as they apply to stratigraphic units. Code of Stratigraphic Nomenclature. Finally, correlation of stratigraphic units is explained and the various methods of correlation described.

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