GEOL 4607 - Geology of the Canadian Cordillera
Other Hours Schedule Type Field Work
3 week field school
Students in this course will examine the geology of the Canadian Cordillera through an integrative study incorporating field work, geophysics, geochemistry, sedimentary/igneous/metamorphic petrology, tectonic processes, and advanced structures. Students will use geological mapping techniques to complete detailed mapping of lithologies and structures in selected areas. This course combines lectures in a classroom setting with a one week experiential field study component.
Prerequisite(s): GEOL 2105 , GEOL 3300 and GEOL 3111 with a grade of C- or higher and consent of the department.
Note: Portions of this course will occur in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which the students must be prepared and equipped. Students will be required to cover travel, food and accommodation costs.