2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

GEOL 534 Applied Biostratigraphy

Advanced graduate course designed to provide practical experience in geologic problem solving in energy and oceanographic fields. Intended as a course which will provide research experience in biostratigraphy for masters and doctoral level students. Focused on the use of microfossils to solve correlation and paleoecological problems, primarily in the subsurface. Run as a semester length course (usually during the fall semester) and involves work in the Ball State University Biostratigraphy Laboratory. Prerequisite: GEOL 509 or permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have credit in GEOL 409.