Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 502 - FIELD TRIP-ADV GEOL & PETROL

Long Title: FIELD TRIP FOR ADVANCED GEOLOGY AND PETROLOGY
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): ESCI 322 AND ESCI 334
Description: A field trip course centered on weekly readings and several mapping projects carried out over the course of 1 week. The course will focus on western North American geology with emphasis on igneous and metamorphic petrology and structural geology in the context of regional tectonics. Field studies will be accompanied by quantitative data collection and analysis. Each student will be responsible for a small field-based project. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.