Ichnology Animal Substrate Interactions in the Stratigraphic Record (GEOL 447.3)

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Description

Ichnology is the study of biogenic structures and animal-substrate relations. Biogenic structures comprise burrows, trails, trackways and borings. They record the behavior of the tracemakers in response to the prevailing environmental conditions and therefore they supply valuable information in paleoecology, paleobiology, facies analysis, and sequence stratigraphy.

Prerequisite(s)

GEOL 247.

Note

GEOL 847 and GEOL 447 possess similar content. Students will not receive credit for both courses.

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