University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus Department of Geology Sedimentary Environments and Lithogenesis GEOL-4046 Dr. Hernán Santos Office: F-412, ext. 3583 Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 8:35-11:35 AM. Sec-070 Room 201 Prerequisite: Geol 3056.
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University of Puerto RicoMayagüez CampusDepartment of GeologySedimentary Environments and Lithogenesis GEOL-4046Dr. Hernán Santos Office: 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 28 Sedimentary Rocks: An Introduction Chapter 2- Weathering Chapter 3- Clastic Transport and Fluid Flow Chapter 5- Sandstones and Conglomerates Chapter 6- Mudrocks 2nd ExamNovember 2 Chapter 8- Terrestial Sedentary Environments Chapter 9- Coastal Environments Chapter 10- Silisiclastic Marine and Pelagic Env. 3rd ExamDay of Final Exam Chapter 11-Carbonates Rocks Chapter 12- Carbonate Environments Chapter 13-Other Biogenic Sedimentary Rocks Chapter 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
numbered pagesFinal Report