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GEOL 5371. BASIN ANALYSIS. 3 Hours.

Topics include: the classification and characteristics of of sedimentary basins and the mechanisms forming them; and the tectonic, climatic, and eustatic controls on basin subsidence and the basin fill. Applications include the influence of basin evolution on petroleum generation, migration, and accumulation. Prerequisite: GEOL 3442 (Sedimentology and Stratigraphy).