402-lab2 - nessessary to explain your graphic...

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Lab 2 Geological Survey of South Alabama Incorporated 2007 Director: William F. Brokhourse Ph.D Monday, January 09, 2012 Mr/Ms ____________________(Insert Name) Geologist in Training LSCB 337 Dear _____________________, I require your assistance to complete a GSSA project that is due in our client’s office very shortly. Mr. James Smith, a senior geologist with our organization, has taken ill at a critical time. He was responsible for doing the sedimentary section of an outcrop at the core of this research project. I need you to finish the section using standard procedures*. Please get this too me no later than Tuesday, February 10 th . Sincerely, Douglas W. Haywick, Ph.D, P.Geol. Assistant Director, Sedimentology Division * See the accompanying pages for additional information concerning the assignment. This is a redoable lab/writing assignment. In addition, make sure that you attach an accompanying cover letter to your section using GSSA letterhead. In your cove rletter, be sure to outline anything that you consider
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Unformatted text preview: nessessary to explain your graphic interpretation of the section (e.g., scale, symbols used etc). Lab 2 GY 402 Sedimentary Petrology James Sedimentary Section Your Task : By now, we should have gone over basic sedimentary sections. They are the bread and butter of the sedimentologists world. You need to be able to summarize data into this graphic medium in order to communicate to others in the field. Eventually, you will collect your own data (e.g., at the Tombigbee River site or at Moscow Landing), but a bit of additional practice before then is desirable. So your task is to make a sedimentary section scaled to fit on a single piece of 8 x 11 paper based upon the attached field notes. For your first submission, do it in pencil. I will look it over and give you feedback as to how to improve it. For your second submission, sections drawn using drafting-style pens are welcome. Make sure that you add a title, your name and a legend to your section....
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course GLY 402 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at S. Alabama.

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