Welcome to GLG101C Introduction to Geology
Fall 2004
Professor James Tyburczy
Department of Geological Sciences  

Chapter 8 Notes





Formation of sedimentary rocks

Environments of deposition -

Types of environments - Clastic Sediments

Types of environments - Chemical and Biochemical Sediments

What are the characteristics of sediments deposited in each of these environments? - see Tables 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 and 7.5 in your text (Press and Siever, 3rd edition)

Sedimentary Structures

Types of clastic sedimentary rocks - based on particle size

Chemical Sedimentary Rocks - inorganic origins and biochemical origins



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