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GP3087 Sedimentary Geology, Dept. of Earth Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan

Instructor: Dr. Andrew T. Lin

This course introduces the principles of sedimentology and stratigraphy. Topics will be covered are: origin and transport of sedimentary materials, physical properties of sedimentary rocks, composition, classification, and diagenesis of sedimentary rocks, depositional environments, and principles of stratigraphy and basin analysis. This course also includes a two-day field training in SW Taiwan.

Course Outline

Part I: Origin and Transport of Sedimentary Materials

Part II: Physical Properties of Sedimentary Rocks

Part III: Composition, Classification, and Diagenesis of Sedimentary Rocks

Part IV: Depositional Environments

Part V: Stratigraphy and Basin Analysis


Boggs, S., Jr., 2006, Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, fourth edition: Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 662 pp.

Class Assistant

李健瑀:03-4227151 #65619

王子軍:03-4227151 #65619

Course Schedule

Class: 13 September ~1 November 2018

Midterm exam: 8 November 2018

Class: 15 November 2018 ~4 January 2019

Field trip: 15~16 December 2018 (Southwest Taiwan, 曾文溪 七股潟湖 )

Final exam: 10 January 2019


Midterm exam 35%

Final exam 35%

Field trip 20%

Assignments 10%

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