Geologic Field Methods

Course Number
EESC 5704 991
Course Code
Course Key
Course Note
MSAG Elective
Course Description
In an intensive week of daily field trips June 10-18, 2023 students will study field methods for the collection of geologic data. Use of the Brunton compass for basic surveying and collection of rock strata orientation will be stressed. Students will have an opportunity for field study of rocks and minerals, geomorphology, and geologic structures. This course is intended for students who need a field methods course for PG licensure or for their careers. Students are expected to be in the field all day, every day from the 10th to the 18th. Transportation and equipment will be provided.