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Geologic Field Methods

Geologic Field Methods

Course Number
EESC 5704 990
Course Code
EESC5704990
Course Key
76193
Instructor
Prerequisites
Intro to Geology
Course Note
MSAG Elective All concentrations/Field Trips Required
Course Description
During six Saturday field trips, 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 MSAG students who do not have a degree in geology or need a field methods course for PG licensure.