Juan M. Lorenzo
Department of Geology and
Thursdays 12.00 -1.30 p.m. Room E131 Howe-Russell Building
215 (Old Howe-Russell Building) Tuesdays and
class. To make appointments: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone 578-4249
Basin Analysis, Principles
& Applications by Philip A. Allen and John R.
Allen 2nd Edition (2005)
| To introduce
the study of basin evolution in terms of (1)
quantifiable tectonic processes (2) and sedimentologic
models with some
application to economic
This course is certified as a “Communication-Intensive
Course” and meets all of the requirements explained on the CxC Web site: http://cxc.lsu.edu., including the following:
Emphases on formal and informal assignments in written and visual
communication, class time spent on communication, 40% of the final grade based
on communication projects, revisions after faculty feedback on 2 formal
projects (one for each emphasis), and a student/faculty ratio of 35:1. Because
it meets these requirements, students may count it toward “Distinguished
Communicator” certification on LSU transcripts.
||Last Homework due
presentation due no later than 3.30 p.m.
Leave in mailbox
(E235 Howe-Russell) or e-mail.
||AGU, San Francisco, 15-19
Pre-requisites: understanding of basic
structural geology, basic stratigraphy, algebra,
trigonometry, basic PC/Mac manipulation, Web
navigation using freeware browser.
letter grades are calculated using the results
of two-to-four (2-4) lab exercises (40%), a
midterm exam (20%),and a course project (20%
written and 20% oral). A (90-100%) , B
(80-89.5%), C (60-79.5%) D (50-59.5%), F (less
than 49.5%) Graduate students taking this
course will be held to a higher standard,
commensurate with their academic