Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The historical development of stratigraphy. Definition of stratigraphy. Rock types. General characteristics of sedimentary rocks. not required
2 Bedding and lamination (layering layering concept and types). not required
3 Basic geological rules and laws (of the same polymorphism, the primary horizan level, overlap, cutting relationships, inclusions, multiple working hypotheses, Pumpelly, faunal succession). not required
4 Basic geological rules and laws. not required
5 Stratigraphic contacts (compatible, incompatible, intrusive and fault contacts properties not required
6 Primary sedimentary structures, primary igneous structures and tectonic criteria determining the direction of a series of rejuvenation. not required
7 Categories of stratigraphic units. Lithostratigraphy (nature and limits of lithostratigraphic units) not required
8 Lithodemic units (the nature and limits of lithodemic units, lithodemic nomenclature). not required
9 Midterm exam Required
10 Biostratigraphy (nature and limits the kinds of biostratigraphic units, ranks of biostratigraphic units, biostratigraphic nomenclature). not required
11 Chronostratigraphy and Geochronology (nature and boundaries, chronostratigraphic and geochronologic units, and geochronology chronostratigraphic nomenclature) not reuired
12 Magnetostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy. not required
13 Application-1 not required
14 Aplication-2 not required

Textbook Çapkınoğlu, Ş., 2004; Stratigrafi Ders Notları, 55 sayfa.
Additional Resources North American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature, 1983, North American Stratigraphic Code: AAPG Bulletin, v. 67, no. 5, p. 841-875.