|Module code||GLY 253|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Introduction to sedimentology; grain studies; composition and textures of sedimentary rocks; flow dynamics and behaviour of sediment particles in transport systems; description and genesis of sedimentary structures; diagenesis; depositional environments and their deposits, modern and ancient; chemical sedimentary rocks; economic sedimentology; field data acquisition from sedimentary rocks and writing of reports; sieve analysis; Markov analysis; analysis of palaeocurrent trends; interpretation of sedimentary profiles.
|Prerequisites||CMY 117, CMY 127, GLY 155, GLY 163, WTW 114/WTW 158 and PHY 114|
|Contact time||2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Quarter 2|
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