Course Description

Basic Field Geology - Geol 4120/6120
3.0 Credit Hours

Prerequisite:
Completion of a core-curriculum science and consent of instructor

Nine hours a day, six days a week for three weeks.
Introduction to field geology in the Rocky Mountains of Montna, with emphasis on basic concepts and field methods. Construction of simple geologic maps, cross sections, and stratigraphic columns, using topographic maps and aerial photographs in the field. Includes a seven-day excursion to geologically interesting areas of the U.S. Northwest. Open to teachers and students majoring in Geography, anthropology, Biology, Environmental Science, or others who are seeking a geological field experience.