GEOS4498 Fundamentals of Sedimentology
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- To give appropriate sedimentary geology background to students entering Master of Hydrogeology (coursework or coursework and dissertation) to supplement their prior learning and provide a foundation for the master's degree.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate understanding of key concepts related to the formation and modification of common sedimentary materials; (2) demonstrate ability to describe common sedimentary materials and interpret their processes of formation; and (3) demonstrate scientific skills in recording and presenting reasoned interpretations in written form.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) online quizzes; (2) practical assignments; and (3) written assignments. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Moyra Wilson
- Unit rules
- Enrolment in Master of Hydrogeology 72540
- Contact hours
- workshops: 1 x 3 hours per week for 10 weeks; 1 x 1 hour for last 6 weeks
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.