2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOL 434 Applied Biostratigraphy

Advanced undergraduate course designed to provide practical experience in geologic problem solving in energy and oceanographic fields. Intended as an advanced elective which will provide an immersion opportunity for geology and earth science majors. 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 409 or permission of the instructor.