GEOL 3300 - Geological Field Methods II
Other Hours Schedule Type Field Work
5-day field school
A five-day field course that teaches fundamental principles and methods of bedrock geological mapping with the preparation of a geological map and written report. Topics include geologic interpretation of field data, topographic and geological maps; stratigraphic interpretation; systematics of rock and mineral identification; description and classification of geological structures and unconformities; and application of relative age determination. This course is offered during a special session immediately preceding the Fall Semester.
Prerequisite(s): GEOL 2300 with a grade of C- or higher, and consent of the department.
Note: This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be physically prepared and equipped. Students may be required to cover food and accommodation costs.
General Science Option