University of Calgary

GLGY 463 - Siliciclastic Sedimentology - Fall 2017

Depositional and diagenetic facies models applied to main depositional settings for siliciclastic sedimentary rocks, based on both modern and ancient examples. Investigation of the linkages between provenance, deposition, stratigraphic stacking and diagenesis of siliciclastic rocks, and how these factors affect the quality of subsurface fluid reservoirs.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geology 323; and Geology 343 or 341; and Geology 381.


  • Credit for both Geology 463 and 461 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2018.
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