G105, Earth - Our Habitable Planet. Introduction to the Earth System, feedbacks/processes that influence atmospheric composition and climate, impact of human activities. class web site
G591, Physical Sedimentology. A course that is in part an exploration of fluid mechancis for sedimentologists, and in part a survey of sedimentary structures (physical, biological, microbial). Includes field trips.
G690 (seminar), Black Shale Seminar. A survey of recent and "classical" literature on black shale topics, and a discussion of concepts of black shale formation as they "evolved" over time. Includes field trips to Devonian black shale locations.
G690 (seminar), SEM Techniques. An introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy Theory, and practice of SEM operations (FEI Quanta 400 FEG) including SE, BSE, and EDS applications. Instruction on the SEM in small groups, student project for grade.
G690, Terrigenous Clastic Deposition. A course that surveys environments of deposition of terrigenous clastic sediment. Includes discussion of modern environments, ancient facies equivalents, and sedimentation models.
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