EARTH312

Sedimentary Geology

This paper explores the links between sedimentary rocks and past environments through two major strands: reconstructing depositional environments and understanding the effects of sea-level change on sedimentary processes (sequence stratigraphy). A third strand explores the environmental and economic aspects of sedimentary geology, in particular for water, energy, and carbon storage. The paper includes an integrated lab-field component, with a three-day field mapping trip to the North Taranaki region.

This paper explores the links between sedimentary rocks and past environments through two major strands: reconstructing depositional environments and understanding the effects of sea-level change on sedimentary processes (sequence stratigraphy). A third strand explores the environmental and economic aspects of sedimentary geology, in particular for water, energy, and carbon storage. The paper includes an integrated lab-field component, with a three-day field mapping trip to the North Taranaki region.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): ERTH221 or ERTH222 or EARTH211. EARTH251 is recommended.
Internal assessment / examination: 60:40
Restriction(s): ERTH322

Note: The paper includes an integrated lab-field component, with a three-day field mapping trip to the north Taranaki region.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
22B (HAM)B Trimester : 18 Jul 2022 - 13 Nov 2022 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Sedimentary Geology (EARTH312)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Mon3:00 PM4:00 PMI.1.01Jul 18 - Oct 23
Wed12:00 PM1:00 PMI.1.01Jul 18 - Oct 23

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees for Sedimentary Geology (EARTH312)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
22B (HAM) $926 $4428
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Paper Outlines for Sedimentary Geology (EARTH312)

The following paper outlines are available for Sedimentary Geology (EARTH312).
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Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Earth Sciences | Geology

Other available years: Sedimentary Geology - EARTH312 (2021) , Sedimentary Geology - EARTH312 (2020) , Sedimentary Geology - EARTH312 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 26 November 2021 8:46am
Indicative fees current as of : 4 December 2021 4:32am

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