Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOL 343 - Field Geology of Plate Boundaries 3 s.h.

This course provides the opportunity for students to apply their in class theory to a field study experience. Students will record geologic observations in field notes and sketches; create maps and geologic cross sections; and present summaries of field investigations. Topic, site, and instructor may change upon each offering. Prior field trips have visited the active plate margin in the western US, near Palm Springs in southern CA and Death Valley National Park in eastern CA. The cost of the field trip will vary based upon location. Field trip part of course may run the first two weeks in January or during spring break. A-E Only. May be repeated for up to 9 s.h. Offered every other Spring.
Prerequisite(s): ESCI 215  or GEOL 314 .