Geology 103 (Sedimentology and Stratigraphy)
California State University, Sacramento
Week 9: Deltaic systems
Upon completion of this unit students should be able to:
Discuss the economic importance of deltas.
Identify major deltaic facies, and describe sedimentary structures and water depths in each facies.
Be familiar with fluvial, wave and tide-dominated deltas and their features.
List and discuss features, sedimentary structures, fossils or relationships that are common in a deltaic sequence.
Lecture 14: Deltaic systems- Boggs, 5th edition, pp. 246-260
Thereading log for this week is extra credit.
Graphics from lectures:
Lab this week-
No lab this week- Cesar Chavez Day