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EAPS 49000 - Field Geology In Rocky Mountains


Credit Hours: 6.00. Field studies in sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic terrains. Studies may involve geologic mapping, stratigraphic section measuring, structural analysis and interpretation, geomorphic interpretation, and interpretation of geologic history. Field excursions include visits to several classical geologic localities in the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Rocky Mountains with discussions and interpretations of features observed. Transportation fee plus room and board at field station required. Rigorous field work requires physical conditioning. Six-week session, including field excursion. Prior course work in earth materials, surface processes, and plate tectonics is required. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Summer.