ESCI 530 (01) - Geological Field Methods

Geological Field Methods

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 12283
Special Fees: $35.00
An introduction to basic geologic field mapping of bedrock and surficial materials using pace and compass, surveying and GPS techniques. Observational data plotted on topographic maps and/or aerial photographs, accompanied with stratigraphic measurements and sampling sites where appropriate, provide the basis for interpretative maps, cross sections and written reports and a field context for more advanced Earth sciences course work and independent research. One weekend field trip to western or northern New England. Prereq: ESCI 401 or ESCI 409, ESCI 402. Special fee. Writing intensive.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): ESCI 534
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Sarah Widlansky

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm JAMS 221
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 M 1:10pm - 5:00pm JAMS 252