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These links and readings are provided to support the Sedimentology module at the University of Derby, and are in addition to the classes, and the course and practical notes available from the University of Derby web site. Topics are not necessarily given in exactly the same order as in the course.

Textbook references are to:

TUCKER, M.E. 2001. Sedimentary Petrology: an introduction to the origin of sedimentary rocks. 3rd edition. Blackwell Scientific Publications.

Sediment transport and sedimentary structures


Hydraulics of sediment transport and deposition

Reading reading
  • Collinson, J.D., Mountney, N. & Thompson, D.B. 2006. Sedimentary Structures (3rd revised edition). Terra Publishing. Chapter 3: Basic properties of fluids, flows and sediments
  • or Leeder, M.R. 1982. Sedimentology: Process and Product. Chapter 5: Fluid properties and fluid motion.

Online lectures, tutorials & reading

Lectures and Tutorials

Video, audio

Video, Audio


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