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Unformatted text preview: Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks Chapter 5 Concepts you will need to know for the exams Weathering Erosion Transportation Sorting Angularity Sedimentary environments, Cross-bedding (sedimentary structures) Bioturbation, bedding sequences, diagenesis Classes of sediments and sedimentary rock: -based on grain size -based on chemical composition, e.g., carbonate rocks ("carbonates") and evaporitic rocks ("evaporites") Lecture Outline Lecture Outline 1. 1. Sedimentary rocks Sedimentary rocks 2. Your sedimentary environment and Burial and diagenesis 2. Your sedimentary environment and Burial and diagenesis 3. Interpretation of clastic texture 3. Interpretation of clastic texture 4. Sedimentary structures 4. Sedimentary structures 5. 5. Sedimentary Rock classification Sedimentary Rock classification 1. Sedimentary Rocks Cover most of the land surface and seafloor Your physical geography determines the dominant process at work in the sedimentary rock cycle sedimentary rock cycle e.g. (1) Mountains => weathering and/or erosion weathering and/or erosion e.g., (2) Southern Louisiana => e.g., (3) offshore Louisiana => 1. Sedimentary Rocks Cover most of the land surface and seafloor Your physical geography determines the dominant process at work in the sedimentary rock cycle e.g. (1) Mountains => weathering and/or erosion e.g., (2) Southern Louisiana => transportation or transportation or deposition or erosion deposition or erosion e.g., (3) offshore Louisiana => 1. Sedimentary Rocks Cover most of the land surface and seafloor...
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2009 for the course GEOL 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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