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GEOL 4607 - Geology of the Canadian Cordillera

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture
Other Hours Schedule Type Field Work

An examination of the geology of the Canadian Cordillera through an integrative study incorporating field work, geophysics, geochemistry, sedimentary/igneous/metamorphic petrology, tectonic processes, and structural geology. Participants use geological field techniques to complete detailed geological mapping in selected areas. This course combines lectures in a classroom setting with an experiential field study component. 

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 3111  with a grade of C- or higher, and consent of the department.
Note: There is a field component to this course. Portions of this course occur in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. Participants are required to cover travel, food and accommodation costs. 

General Science Option