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Part I: Origin and Transport of Sedimentary Materials
1
Weathering and soils
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2
Transport and deposition of siliciclastic sediments
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Part II: Physical Properties of Sedimentary Rocks
3
Sedimentary textures
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4
Sedimentary structures
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Part III: Composition, Classification, and Diagenesis of Sedimentary Rocks
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Siliciclastic sedimentary rocks
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6
Carbonate sedimentary rocks
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7
Other chemical/biochemical and carbonaceous sedimentary rocks
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Part IV: Depositional Environments
8
Continental (terrestrial) environments
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9
Marginal-marine environments

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Siliciclastic marine environments
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11
Carbonate and evaporite environments
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Part V: Principles of Stratigraphy and Basin Analysis
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Lithostratigraphy
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13
Sequence and magnetic stratigraphy
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14
Biostratigraphy
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15
Chronostratigraphy and geologic time
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16
Basin analysis, tectonics, and sedimentation
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Sedimentary geology field trip
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Sedimentary geology field trip 2015_12
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Web Resources

YouTube

Sedimentary Rocks - Lesson 7 - part 1 of 6

Sedimentary Rocks - Lesson 7 - part 2 of 6

Sedimentary Rocks - Lesson 7 - part 3 of 6

Sedimentary Rocks - Lesson 7 - part 4 of 6

Sedimentary Rocks - Lesson 7 - part 5 of 6

Sedimentary Rocks - Lesson 7 - part 6 of 6

Chrono and lithostratigraphy

Boundary dalyer and laminar sublayer

Turbulence and boundary layer

Fluid mechanics - turbulence - vortex

Sediment transport - Bernoulii effect

Sediment transport - suspension and bedload transport

Bedload sediment transport on a gravelly river bed

Bedload sediment transport vedio

Standing waves and antidunes

Ripple cross lamination

Trough cross stratification/lamination

Waves and storms

Tidal processes

Waves and storms

Braided stream sediment flume experiment

Meandering rivers

Flash flood - Kellick Creek, 10th Feb 2007

Deltas

Longshore drift

Erosion and cliff retreat for one year

Sedimentary Facies

Walther's law

Turbidites

 

General

An Introduction to Geological Time: Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley

Sedimentary Geology: D. Mohrig at Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT

Part I: Origin and Transport of Sedimentary Materials

Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution: K. Whipple at Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT

USGS Bedform Sedimentology: D. Rubin at USGS

Landslide and Debris Flows (in Chinese): H.-Y. Chen at Dept. of Geosciences, National Taiwan University

Rivers (in Chinese): Institute of Applied Geology, National Central University

Glacier (in Chinese): Institute of Applied Geology, National Central University

Glacier online: Photos and summary from glaciers from all over the world

Part II: Physical Properties of Sedimentary Rocks

Ichnology: G. Pemberton at University of Alberta

Trace Fossils (in Chinese): W.-S. Chen at Dept. of Geosciences, National Taiwan University

Trace Fossils

Introduction to Ichnology: A. J. Martin at Dept. of Environmental Studies, Emory University

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

Minerals under the microscope: C. Gladstone at Dept. Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

Part IV: Depositional Environments

Delta - EuroDelta Project

Modern coral reefs: NOAA's coral reef information system

Part V: Stratigraphy and Basin Analysis

Sequence Stratigraphy: C. Kendall at Dept. of Geology, University of Southern Carolina

Sequence Stratigraphy: S. Holland, University of Georgia

Sequence Simulation Movies: C. Kendall at Dept. of Geology, University of Southern Carolina

Others

Mineral and gemstone kingdom

 

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