University of Calgary

GLGY 337 - Introduction to Geologic Field Methods - Summer 2019

Study of various rock types and sediment exposures focusing on recognition and description of rock types, construction of geological maps and cross-sections and measurement of stratigraphic sections. Field skills will include map interpretation, navigation, and measuring planar and linear features. Field exercises will normally be conducted off campus for about 12-15 days during August before the Fall Term of third year.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(96-120 hours)

Notes

  • This course occurs in rugged field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be prepared and equipped. A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. Students will require consent of the department to drop this course.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Geology 333; and Geology 343; and Geology 381 and admission to programs in Geology or Geophysics or Applied and Environmental Geology or Environmental Science (Geology concentration) or Natural Sciences (Geoscience concentration) and consent of the Department.

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