May 24, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOL 5550 - Limnogeology


Geological aspects of ancient lake environments. Topics in lake models, geochemistry, sedimentology, and stratigraphy are selected from current literature for presentations and discussions.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn how lake sedimentation responds to climate, tectonics, watershed characteristics, and basin shape.
  • Learn how to read and critically analyze scientific papers.
  • Learn how to write summaries and concepts through analyzing scientific papers.
  • Learn the different tectonic situations that produce lake basins and how this affects sedimentation patterns in the resultant lakes.
  • Understand that scientific conclusions must be backed by good evidence.



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