May 07, 2021  
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GEOS 301 - Field and Analytical Methods I


(4 S.H.)

An introduction to basic geologic field techniques. Covered topics/techniques will include: field notes, rock descriptions and field sketches, use of a Brunton compass, pace and compass mapping, measurement and description of stratigraphic sections, surveying methods, mapping techniques and cross-section construction, GIS and remote sensing, and soil sampling and analysis. Prerequisite:   and  , or instructor’s permission. Grade only. Field trips required. Offered fall semester.



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