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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.

WALKER, R.G. & JAMES, N.P. 1992. Facies Models: Response to Sea Level Change. Geological Association of Canada.

Organic influences on sediments



Organic matter in sedimentary rocks

Reading reading
  • Tucker: Chapter 8. Coal, oil shale and petroleum.

Online lectures, tutorials & reading

Lectures and Tutorials





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