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These links and readings are provided to support the Sedimentology module at the University of Derby, and are in addition to the classes, and the course and practical notes available from the University of Derby web site. Topics are not necessarily given in exactly the same order as in the course.

Textbook references are to:

TUCKER, M.E. 2001. Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction to the origin of sedimentary rocks. 3rd edition. Blackwell Scientific Publications.

JAMES, N.P. & DALRYMPLE, R.W. 2010. Facies Models 4. Geological Association of Canada. (or equivalent chapters in earlier editions by Walker and James)

Clastic sedimentary facies and environments


Sedimentary facies analysis

Reading reading
  • Tucker, chapter 1, section 1.2; chapter 2, section 2.11.9; chapter 3, section 3.7
  • James & Dalrymple, chapters 1, 2

Online lectures, tutorials & reading

Lectures and Tutorials

Virtual field trips

Virtual field trips


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