1. Select one of the following questions to
research the answer on the Internet. Research sources of information on
the Web can include, but not limited to, books, articles, videos, and handouts.
-What is Walther's
Law of Succession of Facies? Be prepared to explain how it works and
why it is a critical concept for stratigaphers. (You'll first want to
know what a facies is.)
-What is a lithofacies map?
Compare this to a geologic map.
-What are transgressions
and regresions? How do these related to the above questions?
-What is the
relationship between a straigraphic column and a facies map?
2. State the question
you selected to research.
Post a synopsis,
based on the results of your research.
State the question(s)
Explain briefly the
significance of the knowledge you learned from the research on historical
*half a page*
Cite the reference
source(s) of the research.