EESC 3850 Field Mapping
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 12.
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1 hour lecture, 4 hours supervised field and laboratory work; 3 credits
Approximately 10 days of supervised field and laboratory work in deformed sedimentary sequences. Field preparation of geologic maps and sections by means of the Brunton compass, topographic base maps and remotely sensed data. Application of GIS. Required final report including maps, sections, description of stratigraphy and structure. Expenses approximately $1000.
Prerequisite: Earth and Environmental Sciences 1101, 2300, 3350, 3750; or permission of the chairperson.