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 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 2105 , GEOL 2109 and 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.