Academic Catalog

GEOE531 CARBONATE PETROLOGY

Course Code: 5640531
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SMAL MER YILMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Classification of carbonate rocks. Principles of deposition and diagenesis of carbonate rocks. Modern and ancient environments of carbonate sedimentation. Recrystallization of limestones. Dolomitization. Thin-section studies stress the petrogenetic aspects of carbonate rock textures and their organic constituents.