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GEOL 4300 - Advanced Geological Field Methods

(formerly GEOL 3101)
Credit(s): 3
Other Hours Schedule Type Field Work


14-day field school

A two week field course dealing with observation, interpretation and solution of geological problems in the field. Emphasis is placed on the application of geological field techniques to complete a detailed bedrock geology map by measurement of igneous, metamorphic, and/or sedimentary rocks and interpretation of stratigraphic & structural features. Instruction focuses on the relationship between rock formation and tectonic setting by examining the concepts of bedrock geology compilation and regional synthesis. This course is offered during a special session preceding the Fall Semester; students must complete a bedrock geological map and report during the Fall Semester.

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 2105 , GEOL 3111 , GEOL 3113 , and 3300 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 prepared and equipped. Students will be required to cover travel, food and accommodation costs.

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