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Sediment Petrology

The course concerns the identification and classification of sedimentary rocks, sedimentary processes and environments, and the relationship between sedimentary rocks and plate tectonics.

For more information see the course home page at:
www.tellus.geo.su.se

  • Course structure

    The course is to a 100% a distant learning course. You may start anytime and follow the course in your own pace. No specific schedule is therefore provided.

    Assessment

    Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

    A = Excellent
    B = Very good
    C = Good
    D = Satisfactory
    E = Sufficient
    Fx = Insufficient
    F = Entirely insufficient

    The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Sam Boggs, Jr
    Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks
    2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press
    Online ISBN: 9780511626487
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511626487

  • Contact

    Iain PitcairnSenior lecturer, docent, Ore geology
    Iain Pitcairn
    iain.pitcairn@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 674 78 38 | Room: R431