University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus Department of Geology Sedimentary Environments and Lithogenesis GEOL-4046 Dr. Hernán SantosOffice: F-412, ext. 3583 Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 8:35-11:35 AM. Sec-070 Room 201 Prerequisite: Geol 3056.
University of Puerto RicoMayagüez CampusDepartment of GeologySedimentary Environments and Lithogenesis GEOL-4046Dr. Hernán SantosOffice: F-412, ext. 3583Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday8:35-11:35 AM
Sec-070 Room 201
Prerequisite: Geol 3056
Objective of course:This courses provide the students with the knowledge to identify sedimentary rocks, sedimentary structures, to understand the processes of erosion, transportation, and deposition, and to associate the rocks to environments of deposition.
Sedimentary Environments and Lithogenesis($99.35, University Bookstore)Text Book: Sedimentary Geology, 2nd Ed.Author: Donald R. Prothero and Fred SchwabEdit. House: Freeman1st ExamSeptember 28Sedimentary Rocks: An IntroductionChapter 2- WeatheringChapter 3- Clastic Transport and Fluid FlowChapter 5- Sandstones and ConglomeratesChapter 6- Mudrocks2nd ExamNovember 2Chapter 8- Terrestial Sedentary EnvironmentsChapter 9- Coastal EnvironmentsChapter 10- Silisiclastic Marine and Pelagic Env.3rd ExamDay of Final ExamChapter 11-Carbonates RocksChapter 12- Carbonate EnvironmentsChapter 13-Other Biogenic Sedimentary RocksChapter 14-Chemical and Non-Epiclastic Sedimentary Rocks
Eruption processes and facies
Glaciers and glaciers deposits
Volcanic eruption processes and facies
Deep water processes and products
Shallow water carbonates
Lacustrine processes and deposits
Reef structures and sediments
Sept 15 Topic of report and 3 references
7 to 15 pages including figures and 3 references