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Geologic Field Methods

Geologic Field Methods

Term
Subject Area
Course Number
GEOL 596 690
Course Code
GEOL596690
Course Key
69192
Instructor
Prerequisites
Intro Geology
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.
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