Nov 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOL 330 - Structural Geology 4 s.h.


An introduction to common structural features - folds, faults, foliations, lineations, unconformities, geologic contacts - their geometry and origin.  Examination of basic concepts of stress and strain; laboratory application of basic geometric techniques used in structural analysis, including orthographic and stereographic projection, construction of cross-sections, and interpretation of structure from geological maps. The class involves a 3-day field trip over a weekend and a 1-day field trip over a separate weekend. Cost of field trips is approximately $30 per student.  A-E Only. Offered Spring only.
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Prerequisite(s): GEOL 314  and GEOL 360 .