GEOL 3850 Field Mapping

120 hours supervised field and laboratory work; 4 credits

Approximately three to four weeks of supervised field and laboratory work in the Folded Appalachians or another region. Field preparation of geologic maps and sections by means of the Brunton compass; topographic base maps and aerial photographs of the region selected. Required final report including maps, sections, description of physiography, stratigraphy, and structure. Expenses approximately $500. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Geology 12.1.) Summer session.

Prerequisite: Geology 1200 [2.2], 2300 [41.1]; or permission of the chairperson.


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