Academic Catalog

GEOE545 APPLIED SEDIMENTOLOGY

Course Code: 5640545
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SMAL MER YILMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Atmospheric-oceanographic feed-back mechanisms in sedimentary systems. Chemical signals in sedimentary rocks (stable isotopes and element analysis). Use of event sedimentation and provenance analysis. Compaction and decompaction of sedimentary rocks. Applications of integrated sedimentological methods in exploration of hydrocarbon and ore deposits.