GEOL 2300 - Geological Field Methods I
Other Hours Schedule Type Field Work
5-day field school
An introduction to field geology during five days of geological field work in Mesozoic and Palaeozoic rocks near Calgary. Students explore local and regional lithostratigraphy and are introduced to techniques of geological mapping. Emphasis is placed on the detailed measurement and description of sedimentary rocks in the field and the application of geologic concepts to practical problems. This course is offered during a special session immediately preceding the Fall Semester and must be taken by those enrolling in the Geology major.
Prerequisite(s): GEOL 1103 with a grade of B- 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.