This course is discontinued

Syllabus/achievement requirements

GEL 2120 Sedimentology/ palaeontology/ stratigraphy – Spring semester 2005

Lecures/seminars:Tuesdays 1015 – 1200 and Wednesdays 1015 – 1200

Practicals: Thursdays 1015 - 1200

11/1 – 13/1 Sediment texture.

18/1 – 20/1 Sediment transport.

25/1 – 27/1 Sedimentary structures.

01/2 - 03/2 Fossilisation and taphonomy.

08/2 – 10/2 The evolution of life.

15/2 – 17/2 Carbonates, minerals, facies and depositional models

22/2 – 24/2 Shallow marine facies. Depositional models.

01/3 – 03/3 Palaeoecology

08/3 – 10/3 Shelf sedimentation facies. Depositional models.

15/3 – 17/3 Palaeoecology and trace fossils.

29/3 – 31/3 Micropalaeontology.

05/4 – 07/4 Deep sea facies, alluvial/fluvial facies. Depositional models.

12/4 – 14/4 Glacial, lacutrine facies. Depositional models. Petroleum geology.

19/4 – 21/4 Bio- and chrono-stratigraphy.

26/4 – 28/4 Sequence stratigraphy. Field course preparation.

Field course: In the Oslo and Mjøsa Region, May 9 - 11.

Pensum: Sedimentology: Defined in Boggs (2003) and handouts/lab manuals. In Boggs (2001): 3-158, 170-201, 248-484, 510-524, 547-580. The following pages are the most important: 3-10, 12-14,28-35, 36-41,46-56,59-80,88-130,133-138,142-144,148-151,153-156. 170-179,181-184,195-200, 248-253,267-284, 285-291,294-299, 307-313,321-333,343-355,356-360,363-376,378-415,417-430,442-447. 451-458,474-483, 485-490, 510 – 518, 547-555.

Palaeontology and stratigraphy: Doyle, P., 1996 (reprinted 2004): Understanding Fossils. An introduction to Invertebrate Palaeontology. Wiley, 409 pp. (ISBN 0 471 96351 8) Chapter 1 - 5 (incl.), p. 1-111 Chapter 18, p. 302-317 Chapter 22 & 23, p. 355-384 + handouts, lecture notes, and a booklet (20 pp) on invertebrates

Course information, lecture notes etc are found in Classfronter.

Henning Dypvik and Elisabeth Alve (5/1/05)

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